ISSN 1305-3825 | E-ISSN 1305-3612
Musculoskeletal Imaging - Case Report
Fluid rim sign: a new ultrasonographic sign of soft tissue aspergillosis
1 Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
2 Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
3 Department of Medical Oncology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
4 Department of Emergency Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey  
5 Department of Imaging Sciences University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA  
Diagn Interv Radiol 2013; 19: 237-239
DOI: 10.4261/1305-3825.DIR.6384-12.1
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Abstract

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

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