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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 23, Issue 8, pp 626–627 | Cite as

Pulmonary paragonimiasis simulating lung abscess in a 9-year-old: CT findings

  • W. K. Moon
  • W. S. Kim
  • J. -G. Im
  • I. -O. Kim
  • K. M. Yeon
  • M. C. Han
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Abstract

We present the CT findings of pulmonary paragonimiasis in a 9-year-old girl. It appeared as a large cystic mass with an air-fluid level and simulated a lung abscess. Communication with a segmental bronchus was demonstrated well on a CT scan obtained after aspiration.

Keywords

Public Health Cystic Mass Lung Abscess Segmental Bronchus Paragonimiasis 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. K. Moon
    • 1
  • W. S. Kim
    • 1
  • J. -G. Im
    • 1
  • I. -O. Kim
    • 1
  • K. M. Yeon
    • 1
  • M. C. Han
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, College of MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulRepublic of Korea

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