Calcified lymphadenopathy - from tuberculosis
Presented with history of severe breathlesness. Past history of pulmonary tuberculosis and treatment for it.
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Scout view of chest shows multiple irregular calcified areas in paratracheal and perihilar regions representing calcified lymphnodes confirmed on axial and coronal images
The most common cause of lymphadenopathy is of infectious etiology. In India most of the lymphadenopathy of neck and mediastinum is due to tuberculosis. Differential diagnosis includes silicosis, sarcoidosis for this case. In view of previous history of tuberculosis, cause of lymphadenopathy is tuberculosis.