Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


Pretransplant imaging

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Increase in the lung volume with flattening of the diaphragmatic domes more evident on the lateral radiograph. Increased lung lucency towards the lung bases with a few scattered linear opacities representing mostly scarring. 

Findings of centrilobular emphysema with advance destructive emphysema at both lower lobes in patient with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. 

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