Pulmonary hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Dyspnea and chest pain. Abnormal chest radiograph

Patient Data

Age: 61 years old
Gender: Male

A well defined lobulated soft tissue mass is seen occupying the anterior basal segment of left lower lobe and shows popcorn calcification and no significant enhancement. No fat could be identified within the lesion.

Case Discussion

The lesion shows minimal change in the size over years denoting its benign nature. The imaging features are conclusive of benign looking lesion mostly hamartoma.

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Case information

rID: 42249
Published: 12th Jan 2016
Last edited: 16th Sep 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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