Perifissural nodule

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Incidental finding on chest CT.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
CT

7mm well-defined nodule with attachment to the oblique fissure. It appears triangular in the axial plane and is flattened in the coronal plane. Appearance is consistent with a typical perifissural nodule.  

Annotated image

Typical perifissural nodule (blue arrow) attached to the oblique fissure (yellow arrows). 

Case Discussion

Example of a typical perifissural nodule on CT. 

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Case information

rID: 30371
Case created: 5th Aug 2014
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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