Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis

Case contributed by Dr Hanisalam

Presentation

55 year old female known case of Sjögren's syndrome presented with shortness of breath

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Clear lungs with unremarkable cardio mediastinal sellhoutte. No pleural effusion.

Modality: CT

No mediastinal lymphadenopathy is seen. Scattered several thin wall cysts are noted in both lungs. No evidence of lung fibrosis.

Case Discussion

Findings are typical of lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis given the clinical data.

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Case Information

rID: 13435
Case created: 11th Apr 2011
Last edited: 9th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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