Body Region: Chest
Author: Michele Anzidei, Dept of Radiological Sciences “Sapienza”, University of Rome, Italy
1. Patient presentation
- A 40-year-old man reported having recurrent episodes of fever and cough, without dyspnea.
- His medical history was notable for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
- Chest radiography demonstrated a parenchymal consolidation in the right upper lobe of the lung, while unenhanced CT of the chest suggested pneumonia.
- The patient underwent antibiotic therapy for 1 month, without significant clinical improvement.
- After another month, unenhanced CT of the chest was repeated.