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Lipoid lung

Case contributed by Dr David Pryde


COPD and cough

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

Findings of this chest radiograph includes

  • radio-opaque oil droplets in lung bases
  • bilateral upper lobe fibrosis and apical pleural capping
  • cardiomegaly
  • small left pleural effusion and minor pleural plaques
  • mid-thoracic vertebral fracture.
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Case information

rID: 21767
Published: 17th Feb 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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