Radiographic and CT findings of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary infection caused by Mycobacterium abscessus

AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology
Daehee HanO Jung Kwon

Abstract

The purpose of our study was to describe the radiographic and CT findings in patients with pulmonary infections caused by Mycobacterium abscessus, one of the more common rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria that cause lung disease. The main radiologic and CT manifestations of M. abscessus lung infection are bilateral small nodular opacities, bronchiectasis, and cavity formation.

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