Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: probable subacute to chronic

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Presented to GP with dyspnoea and ankle swelling. Incidentally happens to keep birds as a hobby.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Bilateral reticular opacities with ground glass haziness

Multiple centrilobular ground glass nodules and anterior subpleural reticulation.

Case Discussion

Birds fancier lung with head cheese sign

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Case information

rID: 19551
Published: 23rd Sep 2012
Last edited: 21st May 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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