Fibrothorax with pleural thickening

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patients with a history of pleural tuberculosis for more than ten years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

CT Chest

CT scan shows extensive pleural thickening with gross calcification in the lower right hemithorax, which is decreased in volume. 

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Case information

rID: 17417
Published: 11th Apr 2012
Last edited: 2nd May 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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