Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 4, Sayfalar 455 - 459 2018-10-04

The appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry

Ahmed Fathala [1] , Alaa Alduraibi [2]

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Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan has been widely used as standard method of assessing bone density. Artefacts and incidental findings are frequently encountered on the DEXA scan images, some of which may affect bone mineral density values and the others are only of incidental findings. In this case report, we present a 44-year-old male diagnosed with pulmonary microlithiasis that was confirmed on a transbronchial biopsy. To our knowledge, we report the first case in the literature, describing the appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on DEXA scan with brief review of literature on both pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis and artifacts and incidental findings encountered on DEXA scan. 

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, artefacts, incidental findings, pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
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Yazar: Ahmed Fathala (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Radiology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh
Ülke: Saudi Arabia


Yazar: Alaa Alduraibi
Kurum: Department of Radiology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh
Ülke: Saudi Arabia


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj376484, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-3189}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {4}, pages = {455 - 459}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.376484}, title = {The appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry}, key = {cite}, author = {Alduraibi, Alaa and Fathala, Ahmed} }
APA Fathala, A , Alduraibi, A . (2018). The appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. The European Research Journal, 4 (4), 455-459. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.376484
MLA Fathala, A , Alduraibi, A . "The appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 455-459 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/32988/376484>
Chicago Fathala, A , Alduraibi, A . "The appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 455-459
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ISNAD Fathala, Ahmed , Alduraibi, Alaa . "The appearance of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis on dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry". The European Research Journal 4 / 4 (Ekim 2018): 455-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.18621/eurj.376484