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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.