Pulmonary hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Abnormal preoperative chest radiograph.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male
CT

A peripheral well-circumscribed solitary nodule with lobulated margins is noted in the anterior segment of the right upper lobe. It shows a popcorn calcification with no significant enhancement of the soft tissue component. No fat component could be seen within the lesion.

No other chest abnormality is seen.

 

Case Discussion

CT features highly suggestive of a pulmonary hamartoma

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Case information

rID: 64580
Published: 29th Nov 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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