ARRS Case of the Week

CHEST IMAGING: Fibrotic Lung Disease

Case Author: Jonathan H. Chung, MD, National Jewish Health


63-year-old man with history of shortness of breath and chronic lung disease.

Imaging Findings

Axial chest CT image (A) shows partially calcified nodular and masslike areas (arrows) in the central aspects of the upper lung zones with associated architectural distortion. The enlargement of the pulmonary artery suggests pulmonary hypertension. Axial CT image in soft tissue window (B) shows calcification within mediastinal lymph nodes (arrow).


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