Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Pretransplant imaging

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Increase in the lung volume with flattening of the diaphragmatic domes more evident on the lateral radiograph. Increased lung lucency towards the lung bases with a few scattered linear opacities representing mostly scarring. 


Findings of centrilobular emphysema with advance destructive emphysema at both lower lobes in patient with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency. 

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Case information

rID: 40993
Published: 21st Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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