Lymphangiomatosis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Increased shortness of breath and two episodes of haemoptysis while playing a game of football.

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Mediastinal widening and extensive radiating interstitial thickening.

CT

There is extensive interstitial thickening which predominates centrally and extends as confluent soft-tissue that surrounds the mediastinum. There is no discrete lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Features here are lymphatic thickening and lymphangiomatosis which was confirmed at biopsy.

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Case information

rID: 24127
Case created: 29th Jul 2013
Last edited: 5th Sep 2017
Systems: Paediatrics, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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