Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

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Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Widespread cystic lung disease with cysts of varying sizes and shape and relative sparing of the lung bases. Infrequent small solid nodules. 

Widespread cystic lung disease with cysts of varying sizes and shape and relative sparing of the lung bases. Infrequent small solid nodules. 

Case Discussion

In the context of patient demographics and imaging findings, Langerhans cell histiocytosis is the favored diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 10757
Published: 18th Sep 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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