Silicosis with progressive massive fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


60 Y/O patient with shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

CT Chest

There are multiple variably sized micronodules with characteristic parenchymal mass-like scarring with calcification and volume loss. Hilar and mediastinal calcified lymphadenopathies also are noted.

Case Discussion

The findings in a 60 Y/O male are consistent with progressive massive fibrosis due to pulmonary silicosis.

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Case information

rID: 21193
Published: 8th Jan 2013
Last edited: 30th Sep 2019
System: Chest, Spine
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