Pleural calcification with tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Presentation

Remote history of pulmonary TB.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Visceral pleural calcification. Fibrothorax ,pulled left hilum and mediastinal shift. Suspected left 7th fracture (arrow).

Case Discussion

The lungs are the most common site of primary infection by tuberculosis.

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Case Information

rID: 24946
Case created: 22nd Sep 2013
Last edited: 1st Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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