TITLE

Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis Scintigraphic Features

AUTHOR(S)
Hephzibah, Julie; Oommen, Regi; Mugesh, Bala; Pradhip, Joe
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine;2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a medical case involving a 35-year-old female patient presented with a history of nonspecific chest pain and cough for one year. Spirometric studies excluded an obstructive ventilatory defect. However, plain chest radiograph showed sand-like opacities, diffusely scattered, bilateral, micronodular areas of radio-opacity of calcific densities throughout the lungs. Computerized tomographic scan revealed diffuse bilateral calcified nodular pattern.
ACCESSION #
28053995

 

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