TITLE

SELF ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: Multiple small opacities of metallic density in the lung

AUTHOR(S)
Chaudhry, D.; Jagdish; Garg, M.; Aggarwal, A.; Tandon, S.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Postgraduate Medical Journal;Dec2001, Vol. 77 Issue 914, p789
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article studies a case of multiple small opacities of metallic density in the lung. A 24-year-old young man presented with sudden onset of chest pain, dry cough, and shortness of breath of five days' duration. He denied trauma, fever, chills, or haemoptysis. A physical examination was unremarkable. Chest radiography showed bilateral, multiple point opacities with a metallic density confined primarily to lower and middle zones as well as in the right ventricular apex. High resolution computed tomography of the thorax revealed bilateral diffusely distributed multiple, tiny dense spherules, sometimes appearing as beaded chains filling pulmonary arterioles.
ACCESSION #
12991493

 

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