Bilateral multiple pulmonary tuberculous nodules mimicking metastatic disease


Ariyurek M., KARÇAALTINCABA M., Demirkazik F., Akay H., Gedikoglu G., Emri S.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.44, no.1, pp.33-36, 2002 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0720-048x(01)00402-8
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-36
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

We present CT findings of a young woman who has bilateral pulmonary nodules mimicking metastases. Clinical presentation with active multiple pulmonary macronodules without cavitation responsive to treatment is an atypical manifestation of pulmonary tuberculosis, We reviewed the causes Of Multiple pulmonary nodules, role of radiological findings in differential diagnosis and parenchymal manifestations of pulmonary tuberculosis in this report. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.