Non specific interstitial pneumonitis secondary to connective tissue disease

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Increasing shortness of breath.

Bilaterally symmetrical fine reticular opacities with relative subpleural sparing, traction bronchiectasis mild ground glass opacities with lower lobe predominance.

Case Discussion

Multifocal, subpleural ground glass change and reticulation without honeycombing in a patient with a history of scleroderma implies NSIP.

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Case information

rID: 13633
Published: 30th Apr 2011
Last edited: 15th Feb 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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