Myelofibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Recent renal problems. Increased in shortness of breath and swelling of face.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male
X-ray

Prominence of central pulmonary arteries is consistent with the known history of pulmonary hypertension.

There is mild cardiomegaly. The thoracic aorta is unfolded.Contour irregularity of the right hemidiaphragm is most in keeping with eventration.The lungs appear clear. The pleural spaces are clear.

Diffuse bony sclerosis is in keeping with the history of myelofibrosis.

Case Discussion

This patient has a known history of myelofibrosis and pulmonary hypertension.

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Case information

rID: 29785
Case created: 23rd Jun 2014
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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