Case 36

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 71-year-old man was referred to outpatients by his GP. He complained of a persistent dry cough and increasing shortness of breath. On examination, inspiratory crackles were heard at the bases.


Interstitial Pneumonia Usual Interstitial Pneumonia Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia HRCT Finding Cryptogenic Organise Pneumonia 

Further Reading

  1. Lynch D, Travis W, Muller N et al (2005) Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias: CT features. Radiology 236:10–21PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Multidisciplinary Consensus Classification of the Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias (2002) Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:277–304Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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