Ritalin lung

Dr Ayush Goel and Radswiki et al.

Ritalin lung describes pulmonary changes induced by IV exposure to methylphenidate (Ritalin).

Radiographic features

HRCT chest

It classically gives pan-lobular emphysematous change 1,4.

Differential diagnosis

General imaging differential considerations include:

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rID: 14916
System: Chest
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lung changes from IV methypnenidate exposure
  • Pulmonary changes from IV methypnenidate exposure
  • Methylphenidate lung
  • Ritalin induced lung disease

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