Case 59 Right Upper Lobe Spn Due To A Calcified Granuloma

The CXR shows a dense right upper lobe solitary pulmonary nodule. The nodule is less than 1 cm (see Case 35) diameter and CT confirms it to be dense and homogeneously calcified (Fig. 59.2), a characteristic of previous granulomatous disease like histoplasmosis or tuberculosis.

Calcified Spn
Fig. 60.1

Case 60. This patient was admitted to the ICU for septic shock requiring mechanical ventilation and inotropic support. This CXR was taken after admission (Fig. 60.1).

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