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Case 3397

Methotrexate-affected lungs in the case of rheumatoid arthritis

Author(s)
Tarik A
 
Patient
male, 70 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 26.01.2006
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3397
  • Section Chest Imaging
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 8969
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    Chest X-ray findings

    Changes of interstitial reticulo-nodular shadowing, mainly the bases are seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Chest X-ray findings;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    HRCT findings
     

    An HRCT scan showing extesive fibrotic changes throughout both the lungs.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: HRCT findings;

    Established fibrosis mainly on the left lung, traction bronchiectasis and a complete loss of architecture are seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: HRCT findings;

    Bronchiectic changes, honeycomb appearance ground glass are seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: HRCT findings;

    Areas of a discrete ground glass opacification mainly in the left upper and mid-zones are seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: HRCT findings;

    An architectural distortion reflecting lung fibrosis.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: HRCT findings;

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    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: HRCT findings;
     
     
Changes of interstitial reticulo-nodular shadowing, mainly the bases are seen.
 
An HRCT scan showing extesive fibrotic changes throughout both the lungs.
 
Established fibrosis mainly on the left lung, traction bronchiectasis and a complete loss of architecture are seen.
 
Bronchiectic changes, honeycomb appearance ground glass are seen.
 
Areas of a discrete ground glass opacification mainly in the left upper and mid-zones are seen.
 
An architectural distortion reflecting lung fibrosis.
 
 
 
 
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