Cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP)

Case contributed by Dr MohammadTaghi Niknejad

Presentation

Chronic breath shortness and cough

Patient Data

Age: 50 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Alveolar and ground glass opacities with a predominantly peripheral and peribronchial distribution are seen particularly at middle and lower zones of the both lungs. 

Case Discussion

The findings in a 50 Y/O patient with chronic cough and breath shortness are compatible with cryptogenic organising pneumonia (COP).

 

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Case Information

rID: 21347
Case created: 17th Jan 2013
Last edited: 16th Feb 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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