Chest wall fibrous dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Cough and shortness of breath. Pneumonia?

Patient Data

Age: 43
Gender: Male

Lucent expansile left sided rib lesion without cortical thinning.

Lungs clear.   Heart size normal.

Case Discussion

Lucent expansile rib lesion.


In this case the most likely causes is fibrous dysplasia.

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Case information

rID: 47385
Published: 25th Aug 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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