Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

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35 year old male smoker.

Modality: X-ray
Modality: CT

Case Discussion:

Widespread cystic lung disease with cysts of varying sizes and shape and relative sparing of the lung bases. Infrequent small solid nodules. 

In the context of patient demographics and imaging findings, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis is the favoured diagnosis.

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Case Information:

rID: 10757
Diagnostic certainty: Probable
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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