Vaping-induced lung injury

Case contributed by Dr Michael P Hartung


Shortness of breath, recent history of vaping.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral groundless opacities with subpleural sparing affecting all lobes. 

Case Discussion

Pattern of acute lung injury described with vaping including groundglass opacities and subpleural sparing. The supporting history of recent vaping helps to make this diagnosis. 

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Case information

rID: 71663
Published: 16th Oct 2019
Last edited: 16th Oct 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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