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Case 6991

Hyperdense pleura: Diagnosis Please!

Author(s)
Ana Catarina Silva1, 2 MD, Jorge Venâncio1, 2 MD.
1Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos
2 Centro de Tomografia de Braga,
Portugal
 
Patient
male, 46 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Non contrast CT at mediastinal window

    Non contrast CT at mediastinal window shows a spontaneous hyperdense pleural thickening (arrow).

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Non contrast CT at mediastinal window

    Non contrast CT at mediastinal window shows a spontaneous hyperdense and nodular pleural thickening (arrow).

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Non contrast CT at mediastinal window

    Non contrast CT at mediastinal window shows a spontaneous hyperdense and nodular pleural thickening with envolvement of the mediastinal pleura (arrows).

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial Non Contrast CT. Lung window

    Axial CT scan shows normal lungs with the presence of small subpleural blebs at the periphery of the right upper lobe (long arrow).

     
     
     
Non contrast CT at mediastinal window shows a spontaneous hyperdense pleural thickening (arrow).
 
Non contrast CT at mediastinal window shows a spontaneous hyperdense and nodular pleural thickening (arrow).
 
Non contrast CT at mediastinal window shows a spontaneous hyperdense and nodular pleural thickening with envolvement of the mediastinal pleura (arrows).
 
Axial CT scan shows normal lungs with the presence of small subpleural blebs at the periphery of the right upper lobe (long arrow).
 
 
 
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