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Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia

On-line version ISSN 1806-3756

J. bras. pneumol. vol.32 no.5 São Paulo Sept./Oct. 2006 



We ask: What is the diagnosis?



Dany JasinowodolinskiI; Gustavo de souza portes MeirellesII; Nestor L MüllerIII

IRadiologist at the Fleury Diagnostic Medicine Center, São Paulo, Brazil
IIPhD in Radiology from the Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP, Federal University at São Paulo), São Paulo, Brazil
IIIFull Professor of Radiology at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada



70-year-old asymptomatic male patient presenting alterations on a routine chest X-ray



This section is intended to encourage a diagnostic approach based on clinical and radiographic findings. We invite all of our readers to participate.

Submit your diagnosis by completing the form you will find on our website ( or by sending an e-mail to Remember to include the full name of your institution. The images shown here are those that were most relevant in making the final diagnosis. The diagnosis for this case, along with the names of readers who submitted correct responses, will be published in the next issue of the journal.

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