Cryptogenic organising pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal


Elderly patient with cough, fever and leukocytosis.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Patchy areas of consolidation predominantly in the subpleural locations noted in right upper lobe, lingula and left lower lobe. The areas of consolidation show a ground glass opacity with air bronchograms surrounded by a thick denser ring of consolidation (reverse halo/atoll sign).

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Case information

rID: 43941
Published: 15th May 2017
Last edited: 16th May 2017
System: Chest
Tag: pm
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