Centrilobular pulmonary emphysema

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Shortness of breath

Patient Data

Gender: Male

CT Chest

Computed tomography shows extensive destruction of lung parenchyma. Mediastinal structures are within normal limits. 

Pulmonary nodules were not observed.

Case Discussion

The tomographic findings are consistent with centrilobular pulmonary emphysema.

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Case information

rID: 24495
Published: 21st Aug 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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