Usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP)

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

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Dyspnoea

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

CT chest

Modality: CT

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
Case created: 13th Jan 2015
Last edited: 10th Feb 2016
System: Chest
Tags: lung, uip
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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