Season 6 Case 30

Season 6 Case 30

Case 30

History: 41 yo with shortness of breath


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Case 30 Answer

Does the CT help or confirm your diagnosis?

Answer: alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency

This aunt-minnie fits the classic basilar predominant pan-lobular emphysema pattern that this disease is known for - vs the more typical apical predominant pattern of centrilobular pattern more classic of smoking related emphysema