RESULTS: Of 134 patients, 110 cases were immunocompetent hosts and 24 cases were immunocompromised hosts. Mean patient age was 50.46 years and 89 patients (66.42%) were male. 82 (61.19%) patients had no symptoms, while 52 cases with one or more symptoms. The main symptoms were cough (42 cases), expectoration (35 cases), chest pain (16 cases), dyspnea (10 cases), emaciation (9 cases), fever (6 cases) and hemoptysis (4 cases). Radiological findings showed predominantly peripheral findings (73.88%) including solitary nodule or mass (65.67%), multiple nodules and masses (13.43%), patchy consolidation opacity (10.45%), and combined patchy and nodular shadows (10.45%). Lesions were found more frequently in the right lung or the lower lung than in the left lung or the upper lung. The positive rate of 18FDG-PET was 58.33% (42/72). Cryptococcal granulomas were found in 126 cases (94.03%), and colloid lesions containing cryptococci were revealed in 8 case who were immunocompromised hosts.