Non-specific interstitial pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years old
Gender: Male

Basal and peripheral opacities are seen with traction bronchiectasis. Dominant pattern of lung opacities is ground-glass. Irregular peribronchial thickening and interface sign also noted. 

Case Discussion

Peripheral ground-glass opacities with traction bronchiectasis in a pattern consistent with non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP).

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Case information

rID: 20946
Published: 23rd Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included