Computed tomography (CT) of the lung revealed a lesion with obstructive pneumonia in the left inferior lobe accompanied by mediastinal and left pulmonary hilar lymphadenopathies [Figure 1]a.
Dyspnea is also present when accompanied with obstructive pneumonia.
James' official cause of death was acute myocardial disease and congestive, obstructive pneumonia
The majority of cancer patients who develop post obstructive pneumonia
are inoperable at time of presentation.
Of the total 34 cases of malignancy studied 13 showed lower zone shadow in their chest radiographs with 4 of them had hilar shadow suggesting obstructive pneumonia
This impaction can lead to atelectasis, or in this case, obstructive pneumonia
, and therefore may be confused with malignancy.
Is it when I have metastatic cancer, or when I get obstructive pneumonia
from the cancer, or when I am septic from the pneumonia?
In the present case, obstructive pneumonia
is the main symptom.
5) Other clues for FBA that can be obtained from a chest radiograph include: air trapping, atelectasis, pneumomediastinum, and obstructive pneumonia
, especially recurrent obstructive pneumonia
involving the same region in cases of silent FBA.
Other histologic findings variably present included an interstitial pneumonia pattern at the boundary of the nodules, lymphoplasmacytic chronic bronchiolitis with associated stenosis, lymphoid follicles, prominent eosinophilic infiltration, focal areas of obstructive pneumonia
, multinucleated giant cells, and focal accumulations of neutrophils.
Symptoms may then present in the form of dyspnea, chest pain, obstructive pneumonia
, cough, reactive airway disease, or respiratory compromise secondary to airway and parenchymal compression.
In this article, we reported a case of TB of mediastinal lymph node combined with pulmonary mucormycosis that was presented as obstructive pneumonia
combined with lymphoma.