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Jornal Brasileiro de Pneumologia

versão impressa ISSN 1806-3713versão On-line ISSN 1806-3756

J. bras. pneumol. v.33 n.3 São Paulo maio/jun. 2007 



We ask: what is the diagnosis?



Dany JasinowodolinskiI; Gustavo de Souza Portes MeirellesII; Nestor L MüllerIII

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




A female patient with history of chronic muscle weakness who has been experiencing fever, dyspnea on exertion, and dry cough for 3 weeks.

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 diagnosis for this case, along with the names of readers who submitted correct responses, will be published in the next issue of the journal. The images shown here are those that were most relevant in making the final diagnosis.

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