Lipoid lung

Case contributed by Dr David Pryde

Presentation

COPD and cough

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Findings of this chest radiograph includes

  • radio-opaque oil droplets in lung bases
  • bilateral upper lobe fibrosis and apical pleural capping
  • cardiomegaly
  • small left pleural effusion and minor pleural plaques
  • mid-thoracic vertebral fracture.
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Case Information

rID: 21767
Case created: 17th Feb 2013
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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