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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) Flexible bronchoscopic image showing multiple nodules at the opening of the right upper lobe bronchus (b) Follow-up bronchoscopy showing complete resolution of the nodules
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Figure 2: (a) Flexible bronchoscopic image showing multiple nodules at the opening of the right upper lobe bronchus (b) Follow-up bronchoscopy showing complete resolution of the nodules

Mentions: With the diagnosis of nonresolving pneumonia, the patient was subjected to flexible fiberoptic bronchosocopy (FOB). FOB showed the presence of nodular growth [Figure 2] in the right upper lobe bronchus, causing nearly 90% luminal narrowing and giving the appearance of a mitotic process.


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) Flexible bronchoscopic image showing multiple nodules at the opening of the right upper lobe bronchus (b) Follow-up bronchoscopy showing complete resolution of the nodules
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Figure 2: (a) Flexible bronchoscopic image showing multiple nodules at the opening of the right upper lobe bronchus (b) Follow-up bronchoscopy showing complete resolution of the nodules
Mentions: With the diagnosis of nonresolving pneumonia, the patient was subjected to flexible fiberoptic bronchosocopy (FOB). FOB showed the presence of nodular growth [Figure 2] in the right upper lobe bronchus, causing nearly 90% luminal narrowing and giving the appearance of a mitotic process.

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