Progressive massive fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Benjamin Edwards


Increasing SOB. History of heavy metal exposure. Non-smoker.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male

Innumerable small nodules coalescing to form rounded masses in the upper zones with associated volume loss and elevation both hilum.


Multiple small soft tissue and calcified pulmonary nodules with an upper lobe predominance coalescing to form partially calcified complex masses with associated volume loss.  Mediastinal and bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy with coarse calcification. 

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Case information

rID: 30042
Published: 15th Jul 2014
Last edited: 29th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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