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Case 14733

Dyspnea in apparently healthy patient: from diagnosis to risk factors

Author(s)
R. Sigüenza González, I. Jiménez Cuenca, T. Álvarez de Eulate, M. Pina Pallín, J. Galván Fernández, R. Petruzzella Lacave

Hospital Clinico de Valladolid, valladolid, Spain; Email:rebecasgtorde@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 30 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest x-ray pre-treatment (PA and side)

    Chest x-ray (PA and side) which showed bilateral, reticular opacities. It was performed at emergency department (pre-treatment).

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Thorax CT (axial scan)
     

    Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;

    Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;

    Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;

    Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Chest x-ray (PA and side) post-treatment

    Ches x-ray post-treatment showed normal findings in both PA (panel A) and side (panel B) scans.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: Digital radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
Chest x-ray (PA and side) which showed bilateral, reticular opacities. It was performed at emergency department (pre-treatment).
 
Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.
 
Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.
 
Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.
 
Axial scans Thorax CT which show bilateral, diffuse, "ground-glass" opacities and cystic images (orange arrows). These radiologic features are common in infections caused by opportunistic germs.
 
Ches x-ray post-treatment showed normal findings in both PA (panel A) and side (panel B) scans.
 
 
 
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