Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis Scintigraphic Features

Hephzibah, Julie; Oommen, Regi; Mugesh, Bala; Pradhip, Joe
December 2007
Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine;2007, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
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.


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