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Case 10461

Mitral Valve Regurgitation (MR)

Author(s)
Fiorini S, Gabelloni M, Lorenzoni G, Cervelli R, Faggioni L, Bartolozzi C.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology,
University Hospital of Pisa, Italy
 
Patient
female, 86 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Panoramic view of the thoraco-abdominal aorta and its branches
     

    MIP (Maximum Intensity Projection) reconstruction shows multiple calcifications of the aorta and its branches.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriosclerosis;

    3D Volume Rendering reconstruction shows multiple calcifications of the aorta and its branches.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT-High Resolution; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriosclerosis;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Pleural and pericardial effusion

    CT axial image shows marked fluid effusion in the pericardial sinuses and a rounded mass with water density located in the apical segment of the right lower lobe. Mild bilateral pleural effusion is also present.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Oedema;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Left atriomegaly

    Coronal CT image shows an enlargement of the left cardiac chambers.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Dilatation;
     
     
MIP (Maximum Intensity Projection) reconstruction shows multiple calcifications of the aorta and its branches.
 
3D Volume Rendering reconstruction shows multiple calcifications of the aorta and its branches.
 
CT axial image shows marked fluid effusion in the pericardial sinuses and a rounded mass with water density located in the apical segment of the right lower lobe. Mild bilateral pleural effusion is also present.
 
Coronal CT image shows an enlargement of the left cardiac chambers.
 
 
 
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