From the case: Thoracic plombage

CT

CT chest

Left upper zone e...
lung window
Left upper zone extrapulmonary man-made spheres, apparently interconnected, causing left upper lobe collapse. Several calcified mediastinal and bihilar lymph nodes.
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ Plombage is a historical treatment for tuberculosis by means of creating lobar collapse. Plombage was carried out until the mid 1950s, so in pract...”

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