Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


Dyspnea and expectoration

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Opaque right hemithorax sparing a small central area of areated lung.


Circumferential nodular right pleural thickening involving the fissures and associated with reduced right lung volume.

Focus of right diaphragmatic pleural calcification.

Multiple left pulmonary nodules.

Right paratracheal lymphadenopathy.


Pleural mesothelioma with lymph nodes and contralateral metastasis (pathologically proved)

Case Discussion

Differential diagnosis includes 

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Case information

rID: 22607
Case created: 10th Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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