Post radiotherapy pulmonary fibrosis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Dense fibrotic changes with traction bronchiectasis and volume loss in the medial aspect of the right upper lobe and middle lobe is demonstrated. The affected region has a straight lateral edge in keeping with post radiation fibrosis.

Case Discussion

Right apical bronchogenic carcinoma treated with radiotherapy with resultant radiation pneumonitis followed by fibrosis.

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Case information

rID: 8859
Published: 4th Mar 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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