Pulmonary hamartoma

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Incidental discovery of pulmonary nodule during routine chest x-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 52 years.
Gender: Female

Well defined focal pulmonary focal lesion in the upper zone of the right lung field.


Very well defined pulmonary parenchymal focal lesion is seen within upper lobe of the right lung. It has dense central calcification with peripheral fat attenuation.The possibility of pulmonary hamartoma is suggested.

Case Discussion

In view of the described radiologic findings and by comparing to previous exams that show no appreciable changes since two years the diagnostic possibility of pulmonary hamartoma is considered.

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Case information

rID: 39563
Published: 9th Sep 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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