Wegener granulomatosis

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is a number of ill-defined nodules the largest of which projects over the dome of the right hemidiaphragm. This nodule appears to have a central lucency suggesting cavitation. 

CT

Single slice from a CT through the chest confirms the presence of at least 2 nodules, the larger of the two having a large central cavity and air-fluid level.

Case Discussion

Patient was confirmed to have Wegener granulomatosis.

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Case information

rID: 8123
Case created: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Tag: lungs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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