Do you know the scab-like sign?
In patients with pulmonary aspergillosis, there is a high risk of haemorrhage. When this happens in the cavitary lesion, its wall shows lobulated thickening corresponding to fibrino-purulent material or to blood crust, therefore indicating a higher risk for haemoptysis. It may change quickly over a short period.
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