Wegener granulomatosis

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 15 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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