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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.