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Usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP)

Case contributed by David Cuete
Diagnosis almost certain



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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