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BARIUM BRONCHOASPIRATION

Case 52984317
Other › Other
80 year old male
3 images
Barium bronchoaspiration The chest X-ray shows an opacification of the main basal bronchi in both lower lobes. The patient accidentally aspirated the first swallow of contrast medium (barium). Barium bronchoaspiration is a complication of upper gastro-intestinal studies. If … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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CHURG-STRAUSS SYNDROME

Case 52984303
Other › Other
54 year old male
3 images
Churg-Strauss syndrome The frontal chest X-ray shows nodular opacities at the left pulmonary apex. CT images show nodular consolidation with ground glass opacities and enlarged mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes. The Churg-Strauss syndrome includes asthma, allergic rhinitis, … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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ACUTE EOSINOPHILIC PNEUMONIA

Case 52984349
Other › Other
50 year old male
2 images
Acute eosinophilic pneumonia On the frontal and lateral chest x-rays, perivascular haziness is visible with a ground glass and diffuse nodular infiltrate. The diagnosis was based on a bronchoscopy with bronchoalveolar lavage, demonstrating eosinophilia > 25%, as well as t … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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ALVEOLAR PROTEINOSIS

Case 52984331
Other › Other
40 year old male
5 images
Alveolar proteinosis The chest X-ray shows a bilateral reticulonodular infiltrate predominant at the lung bases, with areas of confluence. The heart’s size is normal. There is no pleural effusion. CT images show multiple ground glass infiltrates, confluent, well delineated and spari … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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CENTRAL PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Case 52984377
Other › Other
old female
6 images
Central pulmonary embolism The frontal chest X-ray shows elevation of the right diaphragm and cardiomegaly. On the CT images, multiple emboli in the pulmonary arteries appear as endoluminal defects (see arrows). The chest x-ray is often normal. The most suggestive findings i … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA

Case 52984411
Other › Other
55 year old female
4 images
Pulmonary emphysema The frontal chest X-ray shows pulmonary hyperinflation with low, flat diaphragms. On the CT images, emphysematous lesions appear as multiple, confluent, centrilobular and paraseptal areas of low attenuation without visible walls. Histological section: dilatation … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Case 52984361
Other › Other
old female
3 images
Pulmonary embolism The frontal chest X-ray shows left lower lobe consolidation with a small pleural effusion. The CT image shows enlargement of the left lower lobe artery with an endoluminal defect and peripheral consolidation in the left posterior and lateral basal segments. … [view case]
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PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA

Case 52984427
Other › Other
76 year old female
2 images
Pulmonary emphysema The frontal chest X-ray shows overinflation of the lungs with low, flat diaphragms. The lateral X-ray shows an increased retrosternal clear space, horizontal ribs and widening of intercostal spaces. The thorax is deformed by a prominent sternum known as pigeon ch … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA

Case 52984397
Other › Other
50 year old female
2 images
Pulmonary emphysema The frontal chest X-ray shows increased pulmonary volume with flattening of the diaphragms. The heart is long and narrow. Findings on the lateral X-ray include increased retrosternal clear space, horizontal ribs and widening of intercostal spaces. Pulmona … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA

Case 52984459
Other › Other
53 year old female
2 images
Pulmonary emphysema The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show pulmonary hyperinflation with low, flat diaphragms. There is a large lucency in the left lower lobe corresponding to a voluminous bulla, with compression of the surrounding parenchyma. Marked peribronchial thickening in t … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA

Case 52984439
Other › Other
45 year old male
6 images
Pulmonary emphysema The frontal chest X-ray shows a bilateral pulmonary hyperinflation. The lateral X-ray shows low, flat diaphragms and an increased retrosternal clear space. CT images show multiple bullae (lesions of paraseptal emphysema larger than 1 cm) of varying size, causing … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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POST-TUBERCULOSIS BRONCHIECTASIS

Case 52984490
Other › Other
60 year old female
2 images
Post-tuberculosis bronchiectasis The frontal chest X-ray shows multiple aerated tubular structures in the right upper lobe, with elevation of the right hilum and right diaphragm, indicating loss of volume of the right upper lobe. The CT image shows tubular and saccular bronchial dil … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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MACLEOD-SWYER-JAMES SYNDROME

Case 52984504
Other › Other
45 year old male
5 images
MacLeod-Swyer-James syndrome Diffuse low density in the lower two thirds of the right hemithorax, with reduced vascularisation in the right lung, a small right hilum and tubular bronchiectasis below the right hilum. The MacLeod-Swyer-James syndrome is a variant of post-infec … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Case 52984543
Other › Other
23 year old male
2 images
Cystic fibrosis The frontal and lateral chest X-rays shows signs of cystic fibrosis associated with bilateral bronchiectasis. Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary disease resulting from the inheritance of a defective autosomal recessive gene, affecting 1 person in 2500 in the Cau … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Case 52984524
Other › Other
19 year old female
5 images
Cystic fibrosis The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show diffuse peribronchial thickening, and multiple tubular and rounded structures with a clear centre and thick walls, clearly visible in the right upper lobe. CT images demonstrate the presence of varicose, cystic and cylindrica … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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BRONCHIOLITIS OBLITERANS OR CONSTRICTIVE BRO…

Case 52984558
Other › Other
old male
5 images
Bronchiolitis obliterans or constrictive bronchiolitis High resolution CT shows a heterogeneous density of the lung parenchyma with vascular structures of varying sizes, smaller in the areas of hypoattenuation due to a mosaic perfusion pattern. Areas of hyperattenuation are relative … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

Case 52985286
Other › Other
75 year old male
2 images
Acute pulmonary edema The first chest X-ray in bed shows cardiomegaly, perihilar haziness and a predominantly interstitial infiltrate. On the follow-up chest X-ray taken after treatment, the pulmonary edema has disappeared. Pulmonary edema is caused by an excess of extravasc … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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BRONCHIECTASIS

Case 52984577
Other › Other
70 year old female
5 images
Bronchiectasis The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show a sub-hilar peribronchial thickening. Bronchial dilatation is suspected on the lateral chest X-ray. CT images show multiple areas of bronchiectasis combined with bronchial wall thickening. Enlarged mediastinal and right hilar … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LYMPHOCYTIC INTERSTITIAL PNEUMONIA

Case 52984622
Other › Other
55 year old male
9 images
Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show a diffuse, micronodular, bilateral infiltrate, predominant in the perihilar regions and associated with enlargement of the pulmonary hila, suggestive of enlarged lymph nodes. CT images confirm the presence … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY FIBROSIS

Case 52984596
Other › Other
55 year old female
8 images
Pulmonary fibrosis The frontal and lateral chest X-rays shows a diffuse reticulonodular infiltrate. CT images demonstrate severe parenchymal destruction with inter- and intralobular septal thickening, cysts and ground glass infiltrates. Histological sections: Image 1 – established … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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HISTIOCYTOSIS X

Case 52984680
Other › Other
42 year old female
6 images
Histiocytosis X The chest X-ray shows discrete peribronchial thickening and a fine reticular pattern, with normal lung volumes. On the CT images, multiple, small nodules are visible in the lung parenchyma, some of which are excavated, with a fine reticular infiltrate. Pathology: Im … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY LYMPHOMA

Case 52984798
Other › Other
50 year old male
1 image
Pulmonary lymphoma The frontal chest X-ray shows multiple bilateral pulmonary masses with relatively minor lymph node involvement. Stage IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma with high grade malignancy. Approximately 15 to 20% of cases of Hodgkin’s disease and less than 5% of cases of no … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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HISTIOCYTOSIS X AND RIGHT PULMONARY ALLOGRAFT

Case 52984654
Other › Other
33 year old male
9 images
Histiocytosis X and right pulmonary allograft The chest X-ray shows surgical clips at the right pulmonary apex and a metal endoprosthesis in the right main bronchus. In addition, a poorly defined, spiculated opacity is seen at the left apex with a diffuse lucency in the left upper h … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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CRYPTOCOCCOSIS

Case 52984749
Other › Other
30 year old female
7 images
Cryptococcosis The chest X-ray shows consolidation in the right upper lobe spreading rapidly despite antibiotic therapy: 3 films were taken over a period of 1 month. MRI was chosen instead of CT because of the pregnancy. The MRI images show a heterogeneous mass with hyperdense areas … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY FIBROSIS WITH ASPERGILLUS PNEUMONIA

Case 52984700
Other › Other
86 year old male
8 images
Pulmonary fibrosis with aspergillus pneumonia The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show a diffuse reticular infiltrate predominantly in the lower zones with a right peripheral mid-zone consolidation. Multiple small, dense opacities corresponding to calcified granuloma are seen. CT i … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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INVASIVE PULMONARY ASPERGILLOSIS

Case 52984727
Other › Other
48 year old female
4 images
Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis The chest X-ray shows a left retroclavicular opacity. On CT images, a ground glass infiltrate surrounding the round opacity is suggestive of invasive aspergillosis (“halo” sign). CT1 shows a substantial nodular alveolar infiltrate with a peripheral … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PULMONARY METASTASES

Case 52984786
Other › Other
40 year old male
1 image
Pulmonary metastases The frontal chest X-ray shows multiple pulmonary nodules of variable size, with a predominantly basal distribution, typical of blood-borne dissemination. Malignancies associated with a high incidence of pulmonary metastasis include: * Genital cancers (o … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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ASPERGILLOMA

Case 52984772
Other › Other
38 year old male
3 images
Aspergilloma A large cavity is seen in the left lung apex, with a solid, dependent mass in its lower section. Traction bronchiectasis is present near the cavity. Intracavitary aspergilloma is the most common form of pulmonary aspergillosis. It is caused by the mycelial colo … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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NON-HODGKIN LYMPHOMA IV

Case 52984808
Other › Other
68 year old male
1 image
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma IV The frontal chest X-ray shows a bilateral, diffuse reticulonodular infiltrate associated with widening of the mediastinum and left hilum, suggestive of lymph node enlargement. Lymphomas are divided into Hodgkin’s disease and non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Th … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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MULTIPLE PULMONARY METASTASES

Case 52984818
Other › Other
68 year old male
1 image
Multiple pulmonary metastases Presence of multiple nodular opacities in both lungs, predominantly in the lower lobes. Malignancies associated with a high incidence of pulmonary metastasis include: * Genital cancers (ovary, breast, cervix, testicle, prostate) * Kidney and bl … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LEFT UPPER LOBE ATELECTASIS

Case 52984867
Other › Other
65 year old female
4 images
Left upper lobe atelectasis The frontal chest X-ray shows a left hilar mass, 4 cm in diameter, with a diffuse loss of transparency of the left hemithorax. The lateral chest X-ray shows anterior displacement of the left major fissure, indicative of volume loss (atelectasis) in the le … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LEFT UPPER LOBE ATELECTASIS

Case 52984883
Other › Other
60 year old male
1 image
Left upper lobe atelectasis Hazy opacification in the upper half of the left hemithorax due to left upper lobe collapse. There is elevation of the left hilum and the left diaphragm, indicating volume loss. The blood vessels in the left lower lobe, subject to compensatory hyperinflat … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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MICRONODULAR PULMONARY METASTASES

Case 52984829
Other › Other
70 year old female
3 images
Micronodular pulmonary metastases The chest CT (lung window) shows multiple small well- defined nodular opacities producing a diffuse miliary pattern. The mediastinal window shows partly calcified breast implants, and a right lateral rib metastasis. A left adrenal metastasis is visi … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LYMPHANGITIS CARCINOMATOSA

Case 52984849
Other › Other
65 year old male
5 images
Lymphangitis carcinomatosa The chest X-ray taken in 1998 was normal. The chest X-ray taken in 2001 when a prostate cancer was diagnosed shows multiple confluent pulmonary nodules. On CT images, peribronchovascular and inter- and intralobular septal thickening, with multiple pulmonar … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LEFT LOWER LOBE ATELECTASIS

Case 52984893
Other › Other
67 year old male
4 images
Left lower lobe atelectasis The initial frontal and lateral chest X-rays show marked volume loss in the left lung with elevation of the left diaphragm and a triangular opacity in the left basal segment, due to atelectasis in the left lower lobe. The asymmetry of the pulmonary vascul … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LEFT HILAR CARCINOMA

Case 52984911
Other › Other
50 year old male
4 images
Left hilar carcinoma The initial chest X-ray shows substantial spiculated enlargement of the left hilum and a nodular opacity in the right upper lobe. The diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma was established by bronchoscopy. The follow-up X-ray two months later, after 2 cycles of ch … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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GOLDEN’S “S” SIGN

Case 52984938
Other › Other
55 year old female
3 images
Golden’s “S” sign The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show complete consolidation of the right upper lobe with bulging of the minor fissure's inner portion, due to the presence of a hilar mass. A central mass associated with atelectasis produces a bulging of the fissure adj … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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CARCINOMA OF RIGHT UPPER LOBE

Case 52984966
Other › Other
60 year old male
5 images
Carcinoma of right upper lobe The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show a mass in the posterior segment of the right upper lobe, as well as a right hilar enlargement and obliteration of the right paratracheal stripe. On the chest CT, the contours of the mass are lobulated, with hete … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PNEUMOPERITONEUM

Case 52984996
Other › Other
30 year old female
1 image
Pneumoperitoneum On the frontal chest X-ray, free air under both diaphragms indicates a pneumoperitoneum. Pneumoperitoneum is the presence of free air within the peritoneal cavity, either occurring spontaneously (trauma or infection to the abdominal wall, diaphragm or gastro … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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HODGKIN’S DISEASE I

Case 52984928
Other › Other
23 year old female
1 image
Hodgkin’s disease I Right paratracheal mass. The diagnosis was based on a transbronchial biopsy. Histology: Hodgkin’s disease, nodular sclerosis type. This was a primary pulmonary lymphoma. A segment of the right upper lobe was resected. Lymphomas are divided into Hodgkin’s … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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RIGHT PNEUMOTHORAX

Case 52984984
Other › Other
36 year old male
1 image
Right pneumothorax The frontal chest X-ray shows a homogeneous radiolucency, devoid of any parenchymal structure, separating the right lung from the thoracic wall in the apex and axillary regions. The X-ray provides a tangential view of the fine linear opacity representing the visce … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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EXCAVATED PULMONARY METASTASES

Case 52984952
Other › Other
52 year old male
3 images
Excavated pulmonary metastases The frontal chest X-ray shows a diffuse nodular infiltrate, predominant on the right, with right axillary alveolar consolidation. Multiple confluent nodules with blurred contours are seen on the CT images. A number of nodules are excavated. A s … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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LEFT RIB OSTEOSYNTHESIS

Case 52985006
Other › Other
old male
2 images
Left rib osteosynthesis Osteosynthesis of the 3rd to 7th left ribs is seen on the chest X-ray. The 8th to 10th left ribs are fractured with posterior downward displacement. On the right, there is a horizontal band of consolidation adjacent to the minor fissure. Generally, ri … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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RIGHT PNEUMOTHORAX

Case 52985018
Other › Other
35 year old male
4 images
Right pneumothorax The frontal chest X-ray shows a homogeneous radiolucency, devoid of any parenchymal structure, separating the right lung from the thoracic wall in the apex and axillary regions. The X-ray provides a tangential view of the fine linear opacity representing the visce … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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OLEOTHORAX

Case 52985147
Other › Other
80 year old female
5 images
Oleothorax The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show a large dense opacity with extensive pleural calcification in the left hemithorax. Irregular right apical thickening is present with elevation of the right hilum indicating right upper lobe volume loss. On CT images, the left extr … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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PLEURAL EMPYEMA

Case 52985036
Other › Other
54 year old male
5 images
Pleural empyema The frontal chest X-ray shows a diffuse ill-defined opacity in the left lower hemithorax, with elevation of the diaphragm. The lateral X-ray confirms a posterior, loculated pleural effusion, with an air-fluid level. CT images show a posterior pleural collection on th … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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MESOTHELIOMA

Case 52985074
Other › Other
45 year old female
6 images
Mesothelioma The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show a large, lobulated opacity in the left upper hemithorax. CT images confirm the presence of a left apical and posterior apical solid mass with a broad pleural and mediastinal contact. Multiplanar reconstructions show nodular thic … [view case]
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PLEURAL EMPYEMA

Case 52985054
Other › Other
45 year old female
6 images
Pleural empyema The frontal chest X-ray shows a right pleural effusion, with extension into the fissures. CT images confirm a large right multilocular pleural effusion (CT1 and CT2 ). The chest drain, placed with a trocar cannula at the patient’s bedside, is in an anterior basal pos … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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MESOTHELIOMA

Case 52985094
Other › Other
65 year old male
5 images
Mesothelioma The chest X-ray shows nodular thickening of the parietal and mediastinal pleura, associated with volume loss of the left hemithorax. CT images confirm the presence of irregular nodular thickening of the pleural with pericardial involvement. Mesothelioma is a pri … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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SARCOIDOSIS STAGE IV

Case 52985113
Other › Other
50 year old male
4 images
Sarcoidosis stage IV The frontal and lateral chest X-rays show calcified hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes, clearly visible in the aortopulmonary window, with the upper lobe fibrosis, more severe on the left. CT images confirm the presence of bilateral calcified hilar and mediastina … [view case]
By University Hospitals of Geneva, Martins Martina
10/04/2012.
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