EURORAD ESR

Case 14626

An industrial worker with shortness of breath

Author(s)
Dr Naman Kumar Gaur, Dr Aman Gupta

SAMC & PGI,
Sri Aurboindo Institute of Medical Sciences;
Indore - Ujjain State Highway,
Near MR 10 Crossing
453555 Indore, India
Email:drnaman@yahoo.com
 
Patient
female, 58 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Progressive massive fibrosis

    Multiple calcified lymph nodes noted in right paratracheal and bilateral hilar region. Homogeneous opacities noted in bilateral mid and lower zones. - ? due pneumoconiosis (silicosis).

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Complications; Special Focus: Occupational / Environmental hazards;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    PMF mediastinal window

    Large bilateral opacities with irregular margins in bilateral upper and mid lobes. Mediastinum - Multiple enlarged lymph nodes with egg shell calcification in the pre and paratracheal, prevascular, subcarinal regions...

     
    Area of Interest: Lymph nodes; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Comparative studies; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    PMF lung window

    Remaining lung shows groung glass opacities, interstitial thickening and cystic areas. There is volume loss in bilateral lungs.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Comparative studies; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
Multiple calcified lymph nodes noted in right paratracheal and bilateral hilar region. Homogeneous opacities noted in bilateral mid and lower zones. - ? due pneumoconiosis (silicosis).
 
Large bilateral opacities with irregular margins in bilateral upper and mid lobes. Mediastinum - Multiple enlarged lymph nodes with egg shell calcification in the pre and paratracheal, prevascular, subcarinal regions and bilateral hila.
 
Remaining lung shows groung glass opacities, interstitial thickening and cystic areas. There is volume loss in bilateral lungs.
 
 
 
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