CT Findings of Mycobacterium Avium Intracellulare Infections in the Lung
Suat Keskin 1 * , Mehmet Emin Sakarya 1, Zeynep Keskin 2
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1 Necmettin Erbakan University, Meram School of Medicine, Konya, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology, Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey
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Mycobacterium avium intracellulare (MAI) is the most common pulmonary pathogen in the population with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The most common radiological pattern was multiple pulmonary nodules. The commonly observed CT findings are centrilobular, peribronchovascular nodules, bronchiectasis, consolidation, tree-in-bud, pleural thickening, pleural adhesion.


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EUR J GEN MED, 2014 - Volume 11 Issue 4, pp. 296-298

Publication date: 15 Oct 2014

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