Intrapulmonary foreign body (Corps étranger intra-parenchymateux)

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh


Homme de 60ans presente une toux irreductible avec dans les antecedent une kystectomie pulmonaire (kyste hydatique) il y 30 ans

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Chest CT-scan with IV contrast shows a foreign body (pleural drain) surrounded by tissular opacities. The opacity is heterogeneous, calcified and contains gas. 

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Case information

rID: 18704
Case created: 18th Jul 2012
Last edited: 25th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Tag: french
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