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Year : 2000  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 185-186
Radiological quiz : Chest

1 Dept of Radiodiagnosis, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
2 Dept of Cardiothoracic Surgery, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

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Mani N, Rana S S, Gulati M, Suri S. Radiological quiz : Chest. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2000;10:185-6

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Mani N, Rana S S, Gulati M, Suri S. Radiological quiz : Chest. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2000 [cited 2021 Feb 26];10:185-6. Available from:
A sixteen-years-old boy presented with a seven- months history of dry cough and dull pain over the chest wall. He also had occasional intermittent fever and dyspnea. The laboratory investigations were within normal limits except for mild anemia (hemoglobin-10.5 g/dl). Clinical examination did not reveal any significant finding. Pulmonary function tests showed a mild restrictive picture. Chest radiographs (PA and lateral view) [Figure - 1]a,b and a CT scan [Figure - 1]c,d were obtained. Bronchoscopy was not performed, as the patient was uncooperative. There was no history suggestive of tuberculosis and the sputum was negative for AFB. What is the diagnosis?

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