Pulmonary sarcoidosis

Case contributed by Dr Mahomed A. Osman

Presentation

Pulmonary nodules on chest x-ray. Bilateral hilar adenopathy. CT for further characterisation.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Extensive nodularity is noted predominantly in the perilymphatic distribution effecting the bronchovascular areas, subpleural and peri-fissural areas. 'Beading' along the fissures, typical of sarcoidosis. In addition marked mediastinal adenopathy is noted associated with mild bilateral hilar adenopathy. On expiratory views small focal areas of air trapping is identified consent with small airways obstruction.

Impression

Lung parenchymal and mediastinal appearances are consistent with sarcoidosis.

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Case Information

rID: 22081
Case created: 9th Mar 2013
Last edited: 8th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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