Healed varicella pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Presentation with non-specific acute chest symptoms.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

There are no acute chest x-ray findings.  There are however innumerable small calcific densities throughout both lungs.  Further questioning confirmed a prior history of severe chicken pox, acquired as a young adult.

Case Discussion

Innumerable small calcific densities throughout both lungs in a patient with a documented history of varicella pneumonia. 

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Case information

rID: 20256
Published: 8th Nov 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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