Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Fazel Rahman Faizi


Shortness of breath, chest pain and dry cough for 5 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Mixed consolidation / ground glass haziness with interlobular septal thickening in a subpleural distribution, predominantly in the middle and lower zones. 

Case Discussion

Ground glass haziness and consolidation in subpleural and peribronchial distributions are the most common HRCT patterns of cryptogenic organizing pneumonia.

Dr. Hidayatullah Hamidi has also contributed to this case.

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Case information

rID: 65195
Published: 12th Jan 2019
Last edited: 4th Mar 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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