Thoracic Imaging Case of the Week

The Thoracic Imaging Case of the Week is posted online weekly and used as an educational tool for medical students, house staff, faculty and other members of the medical community in the nation and throughout the world.

This week’s case

March 19-March 26, 2019

Case Details

44-year-old African American man presenting with cough and left-sided chest pain

You are presented with a digital AP frontal chest radiograph.

What are the pertinent imaging findings? What is your differential diagnosis and leading diagnosis? How would you proceed next?

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Submit your answer.

VCU Department of Thoracic Imaging Virginia Commonwealth University VCU Medical Center