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Diagn Interv Radiol. 2013 May-Jun;19(3):237-9. doi: 10.4261/1305-3825.DIR.6384-12.1.

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

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  • 1Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey.


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.

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