Asthma and worsening dyspnea

Body Region: Chest
Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Paris, France

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References


1. Patient presentation

  • A 44-year-old woman with a long medical history of asthma presented with progressive
    aggravation of dyspnea.

  • Radiographs showed that the mediastium was enlarged. At fibroscopy, stenosis of the right
    bronchus was suspected.

  • Thoracic CT was performed at deep inspiration and then at profound expiration, with contrast
    enhancement.

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