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Case 14847

Pulmonary Nocardiosis - a case report

Author(s)
Dr. Akshay Rohatgi1, Dr. Anita Nagadi2, Dr. Harsha Chadaga3

(1) MBBS – Post-graduate resident
(2) MD, MRCPCH, FRCR, CCT [UK] - Senior Consultant
(3) DMRD, DNB, PDCC - Head of Dept

Columbia Asia Referral Hospital
Yeshwanthpur, Columbia Asia Hospitals
26/4, Brigade Gateway,
Beside Metro Cash and Carry, West
Malleshwaram
560055 Bangalore, India;
Email:aksriddler88@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 63 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Frontal chest radiograph

    Frontal chest radiograph shows wedge-shaped consolidation with internal cystic lucencies in left upper zone. Also patchy consolidation noted in left retrocardiac region and mild peribronchial thickening in left lower...

     
    Area of Interest: Respiratory system; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Axial HRCT chest

    Axial HRCT chest demonstrates mass-like consolidation with internal small cavities and an ill-defined halo of ground glass opacity in the subpleural aspect of anterior segment of left upper lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: Respiratory system; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Coronal HRCT chest

    Coronal HRCT chest demonstrates mass-like consolidation with internal small cavities and an ill-defined halo of ground glass opacity in the left upper lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: Respiratory system; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Axial HRCT chest

    Axial HRCT chest demonstrates right focal mass-like consolidation and left ill-defined consolidation with adjacent ground glass opacities and fine interstitial septal thickening in the posterior basal segments of...

     
    Area of Interest: Respiratory system; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Infection;
     
     
Frontal chest radiograph shows wedge-shaped consolidation with internal cystic lucencies in left upper zone. Also patchy consolidation noted in left retrocardiac region and mild peribronchial thickening in left lower zone.
 
Axial HRCT chest demonstrates mass-like consolidation with internal small cavities and an ill-defined halo of ground glass opacity in the subpleural aspect of anterior segment of left upper lobe.
 
Coronal HRCT chest demonstrates mass-like consolidation with internal small cavities and an ill-defined halo of ground glass opacity in the left upper lobe.
 
Axial HRCT chest demonstrates right focal mass-like consolidation and left ill-defined consolidation with adjacent ground glass opacities and fine interstitial septal thickening in the posterior basal segments of bilateral lower lobes.
 
 
 
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