Case 85

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


An 84-year-old man presented with a history of several weeks cough and reflux. A CXR (Image 1) followed by an HRCT (Images 2a–c) were performed.


Lung Disease Pulmonary Fibrosis Systemic Sclerosis Usual Pattern Lung Fibrosis 
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Further Reading

  1. C Sujal R. Desai et al (2004) Features of lung disease in patients with systemic sclerosis: comparison with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and Non Specific Pneumonia. Radiology 232:560–567CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Bhalla M et al 1993) Chest CT in patients with scleroderma: prevalence of asymptomatic esophageal dilatation and mediastinal lymphadenopathy, American Journal of Roentgenology 161:269–272PubMedGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

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

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