Smoker with cough and restricted lung function

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

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 55-year-old man with a smoking habit reported cough and progressive shortness of breath.
  • Pulmonary function tests indicated restricted lung function.
  • High-dose oral prednisolone was ineffective in relieving symptoms.
  • High-resolution CT of the chest was performed to investigate further.

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