Caceres’ Corner Case 150 (Update: Solution)


Dear Friends,

Dr Pepe and I are very proud to have reached the 150th mark, which happens to be a case that we saw last month (honest!). The radiographs belong to a 68-year-old man, pre-op for cataracts.

What do you see? Check the images below, leave your thoughts for us in the comments section, and come back on Friday for the answer.



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Dec 2016
DISCUSSION 27 Comments

27 Responses to : Caceres’ Corner Case 150 (Update: Solution)

  1. Mauro says:

    Maybe all these opacities could be vascular (arterial aneurysms) in origin. Does this patient have Behçet`s disease?

  2. Rv says:

    Pulmonary hamartoma

  3. khalid ALi says:

    Multiple lobulated nodules with irregular cloudy calcifications seen at right middle and lower lobes , narrowing of right main bronchus with hyperiflation of right middle and lower lobes.possibility of bronchopulmonar amyloidosis shoud be considered.

  4. genchi bari italia says:

    …condromi multipli polmonari…

  5. Maria says:


  6. Mk says:

    Múltiple nodular pulmonary right lesions, with focal high densities (calcifications).
    The trachea is little increased in side like the right principal bronchious.

  7. Mk says:

    Pulmonary hamartomas?

  8. sht says:

    Multiple hamartomas?

  9. Ren says:

    Multiple calcified chondromas as calcification appears ring shaped .other differentials may be hamartomas, metastasis calcified granulomas

  10. Yul says:

    Those are intrapulmonary masses with strong calcifications. Hamartomas vs carcinoid tumors

  11. Jose Caceres says:

    What would you think if I you knew that the patient has other tumors?

  12. MK says:

    Carney’s triad? Pulmonary chondromas, gastric leyomiosarcoma, extraadrenal paragnglioma.

  13. Olena Hural says:

    Multiple calcified chondromas

  14. tuan huy says:

    This is the calcification lesion , with incomplete border sign, without opacifying pulmonary vessels —> it’s a chest wall lesion and may affect the ribs (second large nod in anterior). If we have another tumor , may be this is metastasis?! But even if, I think it’s still not a rapid developing lesion. Dear , Prof.

  15. mohanad says:

    multiple well defined masses in right lung showing polymorphic and popcorn calcification mostly represent hamartomas

  16. Genchi Bari italia says:

    ..Feliz Navidad …..mitico Professore…..parto per la Serbia, Belgrado…..

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