Bilateral hilar enlargement - Sarcoidosis

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Bilateral hilar enlargement - Sarcoidosis

  • In this image both the hila are enlarged and of increased density
  • Bilateral hilar enlargement is the classic chest X-ray appearance of sarcoidosis – as was found to be the case in this patient following lymph node biopsy

Bilateral hilar enlargement - Lymphoma

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Bilateral hilar enlargement - Lymphoma

  • Bilateral hilar enlargement is not always sarcoidosis
  • Lymph node biopsy showed this to be lymphoma rather than sarcoidosis