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Case 13414

A case of COP misdiagnosed as cannon ball pulmonary metastasis on the basis of radiological appearance

Author(s)
Waseem Mehmood Nizamani, Fatima Mubarak

Aga Khan University Hospital,
Stadium Rd,
Karachi 74800
Email: waseem.nizamani@aku.edu
 
Patient
female, 51 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT chest

    Multiple rounded variable-sized soft tissue density lesions scattered in bilateral lungs fields, few of these were showing central low attenuation. The largest one in the left lung apex appears more solid showing...

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Biopsy; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest radiograph

    Initial radiograph shows multiple large rounded soft tissue density nodules scattered in both lungs. 4 months follow up radiograph after starting steroid therapy shows almost complete resolution of the nodules with...

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Comparative studies; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
Multiple rounded variable-sized soft tissue density lesions scattered in bilateral lungs fields, few of these were showing central low attenuation. The largest one in the left lung apex appears more solid showing spiculated margins.
 
Initial radiograph shows multiple large rounded soft tissue density nodules scattered in both lungs. 4 months follow up radiograph after starting steroid therapy shows almost complete resolution of the nodules with some residual fibrotic changes.
 
 
 
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