Sarcoidosis - progressive - endstage

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Modality: X-ray

To be added

Modality: CT

See below

Case Discussion

End-stage pulmonary sarcoidosis. See sarcoidosis staging

CT

Findings:

  • extensive retractile emphysema in the posterior periphery of both apices with multiple thin-walled air cysts
  • fibrosis in the mid to lower lung zones
  • bilateral lower lobe bronchiectasis
  • extensive lower lobe micronodularity
  • ground-glass opacity in the lingula and generalized more diffuse ground-glass opacity
  • extensive basilar pleural thickening
  • adenopathy
    • prevascular
    • right paratracheal (conglomerate mass) of nodes. 
    • numerous subcentimeter axillary nodes bilaterally
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Case Information

rID: 7690
Case created: 19th Nov 2009
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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