Pulmonary hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk

Presentation

Presented with chronic cough.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Approximately 2 cm well-circumscribed density is seen in the medial aspect of right lower zone, partially overlying right diaphragm ( see annotated image below).

No other abnormality seen.

Annotated image

The lesion is defined by black arrows.

CT

Solid lesion in the right lower lobe corresponding to the findings from the chest radiograph. 

The patient underwent CT guided biopsy. The lesion was histologically proven hamartoma

Case Discussion

CT features are typical for Pulmonary hamartoma.

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Case information

rID: 65283
Published: 4th Feb 2019
Last edited: 5th Feb 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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