Etiologies of pulmonary infections according to CT-scan ...
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Etiologies of pulmonary infections according to CT-scan patterns. 

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NODULAR LESIONS

- Bacterial pneumonia

- Aspergillosis

- Nocardiosis

- Mucormycosis

MICRONODULES

- Bacterial pneumonia

- Viral pneumonia

- Mycobacteria

GROUND GLASS OPACITIES

- Pneumocystosis

- Viral pneumonia

- Atypical bacterial pneumonia

SEPTAL THICKENING

- Atypical bacterial pneumonia

CAVITATION

- Mycobacteria

- Histoplasma

- Bacterial pneumonia (S. aureus)

EXCAVATED NODULES

- Bacterial pneumonia 

- Nocardiosis

- Mucormycosis

- Actinomyces

- Aspergillosis

CONSOLIDATION

- Bacterial pneumonia

- Aspergillosis

PLEURAL EFFUSION

- Bacterial pneumonia

- Tuberculosis



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