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Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis

History: Worsening chronic cough and mild dyspnea.

Findings: Initial chest radiographs interpreted as normal. Subsequent chest radiographs 3 months later showed bibasilar interstitial opacities. High resolution chest CT revealed predominantly mid and lower lung zone ground-glass opacities and prominent but not enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes.

Ddx: Interstitial pneumonitis to include nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis. pneumocytis carinii pneumonia non tuberculous mycobacterial infection pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Dxhow: Lung biopsy

Exam: mild crackles bilateral lung bases

No MeSH data available.


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Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis

Thomas LPT - MedPix

Follow-up CT
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MPX1938_synpic22900: Follow-up CT

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonitis

History: Worsening chronic cough and mild dyspnea.

Findings: Initial chest radiographs interpreted as normal. Subsequent chest radiographs 3 months later showed bibasilar interstitial opacities. High resolution chest CT revealed predominantly mid and lower lung zone ground-glass opacities and prominent but not enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes.

Ddx: Interstitial pneumonitis to include nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis. pneumocytis carinii pneumonia non tuberculous mycobacterial infection pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Dxhow: Lung biopsy

Exam: mild crackles bilateral lung bases

No MeSH data available.