Healed varicella pneumonia - miliary opacities

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Chest x-ray of an adult female demonstrates multiple tiny subcentimeter miliary opacities noted throughout both lungs. These are of uniform size and are dense, suggesting calcification. No focal lung parenchymal mass or cavitary lesion is seen.

Case Discussion

The appearances are characteristic for healed varicella pneumonia.

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Case information

rID: 9107
Published: 17th Mar 2010
Last edited: 18th Oct 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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