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Cough and dyspnea in a smoker

Author: Carlo Catalano, MD, Rome, Italy
Body Region: Chest

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 50-year-old male smoker presented with persistent, productive cough.
  • He referred experiencing dyspnea during the past one month.
  • His medical history was remarkable for chest trauma 5 years ago.
  • No abnormality was found on routine chest radiographs.
  • Contrast-enhanced chest CT was performed.