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Fever and cough

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 45-year-old woman presented complaining of episodes of fever and cough with expectoration which were recurring over a period of 3-4 months.
  • At examination, the patient indicated that she had neurofibromatosis type 2 but had not suffered respiratory problems in the past.
  • Chest radiography did not reveal any parenchymal or pleural lesion.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the chest was performed to investigate further.