Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia
of Pediatric Thoracic Disease: Case 43Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic
Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
Fifteen year old male with hemoptysis.
The patient was a 15 year old male with 3 episodes of hemoptysis over
several weeks. Review of symptoms was remarkable for a 30 pound
weight loss over 5 months which the patient attributed to dieting.
Clinical Physical Exam:
Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
A chest film showed a large lesion in the right upper lobe. Chest CT
exam showed that lesion, and three smaller ones.
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