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Case 8265

Pulmonary Langerhans' cells histiocytosis: classic findings!

Author(s)
Diana Afonso P, Palas J, Furtado MJ
 
Patient
male, 54 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest film PA

    Chest radiograph PA - marked reticulonodular pattern, mimicking honeycombing.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest CT examination
     

    Small-sized nodules and cysts, diffuse and more evident in the upper and medium lung fields.

     

    Small-sized nodules and cysts, diffuse and more evident in the upper and medium lung fields.

     

    Small-sized nodules and cysts, diffuse and more evident in the upper and medium lung fields.

     

    A relative sparing of the medial tip of the right middle lobe is suggestive of LCH. Even tough not common, a pleural effusion was seen (due to coexisting left lower lobe pneumonia).

     
     
     
Chest radiograph PA - marked reticulonodular pattern, mimicking honeycombing.
 
Small-sized nodules and cysts, diffuse and more evident in the upper and medium lung fields.
 
Small-sized nodules and cysts, diffuse and more evident in the upper and medium lung fields.
 
Small-sized nodules and cysts, diffuse and more evident in the upper and medium lung fields.
 
A relative sparing of the medial tip of the right middle lobe is suggestive of LCH. Even tough not common, a pleural effusion was seen (due to coexisting left lower lobe pneumonia).
 
 
 
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