Pulmonary manifestations of scleroderma (prone HRCT)

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

20 Y/O female, A known case of scleroderma presented with mild restriction pattern in respiratory function tests. HRCT in prone position performed for evaluate lung parenchyma.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

There are peripheral ground glass opacities with a dilated esophagus.

Case Discussion

The findings in a 20 Y/O female are compatible with pulmonary involvement with scleroderma which is appear in a  non specific interstitial pneumonitis (NSIP) pattern.

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Case information

rID: 20521
Published: 23rd Nov 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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