Combined UIP and emphysema in smoker

Case contributed by Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male



Case Discussion

Chest radiograph shows reticulation of the left lower zone with decreased volume of the right hemithorax. 

HRCT shows centrilobular and paraseptal emphysema with upper lobe predominance. There are honey combing, reticular interstitial thickening and ground glass opacity in the dependent lower lobes more marked on the left. 

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Case information

rID: 20802
Published: 13th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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