Centrilobular pulmonary emphysema

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Shortness of breath

Patient Data

Gender: Male
CT

CT Chest

Computed tomography shows extensive destruction of lung parenchyma. Mediastinal structures are within normal limits. 

Pulmonary nodules were not observed.

Case Discussion

The tomographic findings are consistent with centrilobular pulmonary emphysema.

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Case information

rID: 24495
Case created: 21st Aug 2013
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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