Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


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
Published: 10th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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