Sarcoidosis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Dyspnea, cough and expectoration of several months duration

Patient Data

Age: 32 years old
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bilateral interstitial pulmonary changes more at upper zones with silhouetting of cardiac borders and multiple apical bullae and other cystic changes.

CT

Bilateral many apical ground glass opacity with reticulonodular infiltration, honey combing, traction bronchiectasis and cystic changes and apical bullae. Multiple prevascular, preaortic, subcarinal and bilateral hilar enlarged lymph nodes are noted. The pulmonary trunk and its branches are dilated.

Diagnosis: Pulmonary sarcoidosis (Stage II) complicated by cor pulmonale (Clinical and imaging features)

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Case information

rID: 22819
Case created: 25th Apr 2013
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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