Scleroderma-related lung changes

Case contributed by Dr John Bui

Presentation

57 year old man presents with acute on chronic shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 57
Gender: Male

Dilated oesophagus. Peripheral reticulation with a basal gradient but with subpleural sparing. Centrilobular air space opacities in the right superior lower lobe, suggestive of aspiration.

Case Discussion

Patient has confirmed history of scleroderma.
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Case information

rID: 47364
Case created: 13th Aug 2016
Last edited: 22nd Aug 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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