Usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP)

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete



Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male

CT chest

There is advanced pulmonary fibrosis with extensive subpleural interlobular septal thickening and marked peripheral honey combing most pronounced in the bases. Widespread traction bronchiectasis is demonstrated throughout all lobes. No pleural fluid or pleural nodularity is demonstrated

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of end stage idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

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Case information

rID: 33436
Published: 1st Feb 2015
Last edited: 23rd Apr 2020
System: Chest
Tag: lung, uip
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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