EURORAD ESR

Case 10451

CREST syndrome

Author(s)
Joseph A.M. Sheehan

University College Hospital Galway;
Newcastle Road Galway, Ireland;
Email:sheehan24@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    X-ray hands
     

    Soft tissue calcification

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;

    Soft tissue calcification

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Barium swallow
     

    Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;

    Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;

    Small hiatus hernia noted

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;

    Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;

    Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;

    Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;

    Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Barium meal; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    High Resolution CT thorax

    Diffuse dilatation of the thoracic oesophagus

     
    Area of Interest: Oesophagus; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Screening; Special Focus: Swallowing disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    High Resolution CT thorax

    Dilatation of the main pulmonary outflow tract

     
    Area of Interest: Pulmonary vessels; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    High Resolution CT thorax

    Lower lobe bronchiectasis

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Connective tissue disorders;
     
     
Soft tissue calcification
 
Soft tissue calcification
 
Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.
 
Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.
 
Small hiatus hernia noted
 
Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.
 
Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.
 
Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.
 
Dilated and tortuous oesophagus with delayed emptying.
 
Diffuse dilatation of the thoracic oesophagus
 
Dilatation of the main pulmonary outflow tract
 
Lower lobe bronchiectasis
 
 
 
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