Pulmonary tuberculosis: chest x-ray findings

Case contributed by Dr Brenda Lee Solorzano Murcia

Presentation

Dry cough that started 5 months ago. He developed difficulty breathing 1 week ago.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
  • Frontal chest x ray shows bilateral micronodular insterstitial effusion.
  • Left apical bronchiectasis at the level of the pulmonary lingula, which corresponds to a granulomatous infectius process.
  • There is a pleural apical thickening.
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Case information

rID: 28037
Case created: 6th Mar 2014
Last edited: 8th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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