Postgrad Med J. 2020 Sep 15:postgradmedj-2020-138694. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2020-138694. Online ahead of print.
Cavitary lesions in the lung are not an uncommon imaging encounter and carry a broad differential diagnosis that includes a wide range of pathological conditions from cancers, infections/inflammatory processes to traumatic and congenital lung abnormalities. In this review article, we describe a comprehensive approach for evaluation of cavitary lung lesions and discuss the differential diagnosis in the light of radiological findings.