Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Case contributed by Townsville radiology training

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Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

COPD with the predominant radiological features of emphysema than chronic bronchitis.

Hyperinflated lungs (>10 ribs posteriorly), flattened diagphram, hyperlucency through lung fields bilaterally, narrow mediastinum.

A radio-opacity also visible in the right lower zone, right hemidiagphram is not silhouetted out.

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Case Information

rID: 19446
Case created: 11th Sep 2012
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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