Pulmonary hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Abdallah Khateeb


Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

A well-defined round opacity seen at the right lower lung zone.
Unfortunately, lateral chest X-ray was not obtained.


A well-defined intraparenchymal spherical soft tissue mass with internal popcorn-like calcifications and fat density tissue.

Case Discussion

A lung nodule with benign features containing popcorn like calcifications and fat density material is virtually diagnostic of a pulmonary hamartoma.

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Case information

rID: 44121
Case created: 7th Apr 2016
Last edited: 16th Feb 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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