Reversed halo sign in invasive pulmonary fungal infections

Hisham Wahba, Mylene T. Truong, Xiudong Lei, Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis, Edith M. Marom

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Computed tomography scans of documented pulmonary mold infections were reviewed for the presence of the reversed halo sign, a focus of ground-glass attenuation surrounded by a solid ring. The reversed halo sign was an early sign, seen in ∼4% of patients with pulmonary mold infections, usually with zygomycosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1733-1737
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2008
Externally publishedYes


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