fibronodular

fibronodular

(fī-brō-nod'yū-lăr),
Pertaining to sharply defined approximately circular opacities found in clusters associated with linear opacities that distort adjacent structures; usually indicates previous granulomatous disease.
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33 Table 2 Findings Number of cases Percentage (%) Consolidation 36 40 Fibronodular changes 9 10 Fibrocavitary changes 21 23.
Biapical fibronodular changes with cavities and scarring, mimicking tuberculosis or histoplasmosis, can occur but is not common.
The International Unit Against Tuberculosis (IUAT) trial, conducted in Eastern Europe, randomized approximately 28,000 individuals with positive tuberculin skin tests (TST) and fibronodular changes on chest X-ray (12).
A chest radiograph revealed a dense infiltrate in the posterior segment of the right upper lung, extensive fibronodular disease and decreased volume.
Patchy areas of fibronodular changes are noted in left lower lobe with tractional and tubular bronchiectasis in bilateral lung fields (Figure 4).
Examples include apical tuberculous fibronodular changes, symmetric bilateral ground glass opacities in pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, cavitary filling defects of aspergillomas, hepatic and pulmonary hydatid cysts, and pleuroparenchymal changes in paragonimiasis, all of which may calcify, rarely in some cases.