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 
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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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