Post radiotherapy pulmonary fibrosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: CT

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
Case created: 4th Mar 2010
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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