Desquamative interstitial pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Male prisoner who abuses drugs, smokes cigarettes with cough.

Patient Data

Age: 32
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is prominent bilateral interstitial markings with basilar predominance. The
cardiomediastinal silhouette is normal in size and morphology.

Modality: Pathology

Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia and severe background emphysema.

Modality: Photo

Differential diagnosis.

Case Discussion

Pathology proven DIP and background of severe emphysema. We do not have access to outside CT.

 

He should stop smoking.

 

Thanks to Dr.Biddinger for the pathology slides.

 

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 40280
Case created: 15th Oct 2015
Last edited: 7th Aug 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.