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Case 14538

Hypermetabolic PET positive pleural nodular thickening five years after pleurodesis.

Author(s)
Dr Akanksha Vohra, Dr Evangelos Skondras, Dr Paras Dalal

Harefield Hospital; Uxbridge, United Kingdom; Email:a.vohra@rbht.nhs.uk
 
Patient
male, 48 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT Chest

    Dense nodular pleural thickening is seen along the left upper lobe after 12 months of pleurodesis.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Quantitative; Procedure: Treatment effects; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT Chest

    Increased nodular pleural thickening was seen four years after the baseline scan.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Quantitative; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    PET CT Chest

    The nodular pleural thickening showed high uptake on PET (SUV 30).

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Imaging sequences; Special Focus: Inflammation;
     
     
Dense nodular pleural thickening is seen along the left upper lobe after 12 months of pleurodesis.
 
Increased nodular pleural thickening was seen four years after the baseline scan.
 
The nodular pleural thickening showed high uptake on PET (SUV 30).
 
 
 
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