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Nodular lung opacity in non-smoker

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 49-year-old man presented for chest radiography as part of the presurgical assessment for
    carotid endarterectomy.
  • His medical history included recurrent pneumonia in childhood. He did not smoke.
  • Chest radiography revealed a nodular opacity in the right upper lobe.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT of the chest was performed to investigate further.