Fluid rim sign: a new ultrasonographic sign of soft tissue aspergillosis

AKPINAR E., AYYILDIZ V. A., Petekkaya I., ERBİL B., Dogra V.

DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, vol.19, no.3, pp.237-239, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


The air crescent sign is a well-known important diagnostic finding in invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Herein we report a distinctive but rare ultrasonographic appearance in a patient with myositis secondary to Aspergillus flavus infection, which can be considered as the soft tissue counterpart of the air crescent sign.