Asbestosis and cryptococcosis – Pleural plaques – CT scan Case 194

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Asbestosis and cryptococcosis – Pleural plaques – CT scan Case 194
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Image by Pulmonary Pathology
There are multiple calcified pleural plaques (See Notes). Needle core biopsy of the right lung lesion showed cryptococcosis. There is a a history of signficant asbestos exposure.

Asbestosis and cryptococcosis – Pleural plaque – X-ray Case 194
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Image by Pulmonary Pathology
There is a calcified pleural plaque on the lateral surface of the right hemodiaphragm (See Note). A needle core bipsy of the nodular infiltrate in the right lower lobe showed cryptococcosis and asbestos bodies. There is a history of significant asbestos exposure.

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