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A 35-year old woman with productive cough and breathlessness.

Kalai U, Hadda V, Madan K, Arava S, Ali F, Jain N, Mohan A - Lung India (2015 Nov-Dec)

Bottom Line: Radiograph and CT scan of the chest revealed right upper lobe consolidation.Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy revealed multiple nodules at opening of right upper lobe bronchus.This clinicopathological conference describes the details of differential diagnoses, difficulties in achieving the final diagnosis and management of such patient.

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Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

ABSTRACT
A 35-year-old lady was seen in the outpatient clinic owing to fever, cough with mucopurulent expectoration, and breathlessness for the duration of 1 month. She had history of similar episodes treated with antibiotics four times during last 2 years. There was no history of recurrent sinusitis, diarrhea, and skin or soft tissue infection. She had no history of diabetes mellitus or steroid intake. She denied any history of facial trauma or dental infection in the past. There was no history of tuberculosis in her or in the family. Radiograph and CT scan of the chest revealed right upper lobe consolidation. Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy revealed multiple nodules at opening of right upper lobe bronchus. This clinicopathological conference describes the details of differential diagnoses, difficulties in achieving the final diagnosis and management of such patient.

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(a) Chest radiograph showing the right mid and lower zone consolidation (b) Computer tomography of the thorax showing consolidation involving the right upper lobe
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Figure 1: (a) Chest radiograph showing the right mid and lower zone consolidation (b) Computer tomography of the thorax showing consolidation involving the right upper lobe

Mentions: The initial chest radiographs done in December 2013 and May 2014 showed the presence of right mid zone and lower zone opacity [Figure 1a]. Computerized tomographic (CT) scan of the thorax was done for further evaluation that revealed right upper lobe consolidation [Figure 1b]. There was no hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy or pleural effusion.


A 35-year old woman with productive cough and breathlessness.

Kalai U, Hadda V, Madan K, Arava S, Ali F, Jain N, Mohan A - Lung India (2015 Nov-Dec)

(a) Chest radiograph showing the right mid and lower zone consolidation (b) Computer tomography of the thorax showing consolidation involving the right upper lobe
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Figure 1: (a) Chest radiograph showing the right mid and lower zone consolidation (b) Computer tomography of the thorax showing consolidation involving the right upper lobe
Mentions: The initial chest radiographs done in December 2013 and May 2014 showed the presence of right mid zone and lower zone opacity [Figure 1a]. Computerized tomographic (CT) scan of the thorax was done for further evaluation that revealed right upper lobe consolidation [Figure 1b]. There was no hilar or mediastinal lymphadenopathy or pleural effusion.

Bottom Line: Radiograph and CT scan of the chest revealed right upper lobe consolidation.Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy revealed multiple nodules at opening of right upper lobe bronchus.This clinicopathological conference describes the details of differential diagnoses, difficulties in achieving the final diagnosis and management of such patient.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

ABSTRACT
A 35-year-old lady was seen in the outpatient clinic owing to fever, cough with mucopurulent expectoration, and breathlessness for the duration of 1 month. She had history of similar episodes treated with antibiotics four times during last 2 years. There was no history of recurrent sinusitis, diarrhea, and skin or soft tissue infection. She had no history of diabetes mellitus or steroid intake. She denied any history of facial trauma or dental infection in the past. There was no history of tuberculosis in her or in the family. Radiograph and CT scan of the chest revealed right upper lobe consolidation. Flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy revealed multiple nodules at opening of right upper lobe bronchus. This clinicopathological conference describes the details of differential diagnoses, difficulties in achieving the final diagnosis and management of such patient.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus