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MEDIASTINAL FIBROSIS

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: MEDIASTINAL FIBROSIS

History: Thirty-eight year old male presents to primary care complaining of chronic cough and shortness of breath that has significantly progressed over several days.

Findings: Pulmonary perfusion scan showing complete lack of perfusion to the left lung. CT pulmonary angiogram showed near complete occlusion of the left main pulmonary artery. CT pulmonary angiogram showing calcified mediastinal adenopathy and near complete opacificaton of the left main pulmonary artery.

Ddx: bronchogenic carcinoma, hyperlucent lung / Swyer-James syndrome, fibrosing mediastinitis, and post surgical change.

Dxhow: biopsy

Exam: unknown

No MeSH data available.


The lung perfusion scan demonstrates normal homogenous perfusion of the right lung.  The left lung region demonstrates no perfusion.
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MEDIASTINAL FIBROSIS

Scism JTS - MedPix

The lung perfusion scan demonstrates normal homogenous perfusion of the right lung.  The left lung region demonstrates no perfusion.
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MPX1445_synpic22842: The lung perfusion scan demonstrates normal homogenous perfusion of the right lung. The left lung region demonstrates no perfusion.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: MEDIASTINAL FIBROSIS

History: Thirty-eight year old male presents to primary care complaining of chronic cough and shortness of breath that has significantly progressed over several days.

Findings: Pulmonary perfusion scan showing complete lack of perfusion to the left lung. CT pulmonary angiogram showed near complete occlusion of the left main pulmonary artery. CT pulmonary angiogram showing calcified mediastinal adenopathy and near complete opacificaton of the left main pulmonary artery.

Ddx: bronchogenic carcinoma, hyperlucent lung / Swyer-James syndrome, fibrosing mediastinitis, and post surgical change.

Dxhow: biopsy

Exam: unknown

No MeSH data available.