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Case 11405

Partial anomalous left supracardiac pulmonary venous return

Author(s)
Arsany Hakim, Christoph Rozeik

Kreiskrankenhaus Lörrach,
Radiologie;
Spitalstr. 25
79539 Lörrach, Germany;
Email:arsany_hakim@yahoo.com
 
Patient
male, 62 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    PAPVR
     

    Axial CT examination showing an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein connecting to the innominate vein.

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;

    Coronal oblique MIP showing an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein connected to the innominate vein via a vertical vein (arrow)

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;

    Sagittal oblique MIP showing an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein connected to the innominate vein.

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    PAPVR
     

    Volume rendering frontal view with segmentation showing three pulmonary veins connected to the left atrium (red). The left upper pulmonary vein (violet) is connected to the right side via the innominate vein & SVC...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;

    Volume rendering dorsal view with segmentation showing three pulmonary veins connected to the left atrium (red). The left upper pulmonary vein (violet) is connected to the right side via the innominate vein & SVC (blue).

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Imaging Technique: CT; CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    PAPVR - 3D volume rendering

    Anomalous left upper pulmonary vein (violet) connected to the innominate vein & superior vena cava to the right side of the heart (blue) and the other 3 pulmonary veins are connected to the left atrium (red).

     
    Area of Interest: Anatomy; Cardiovascular system; Pulmonary vessels; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
Axial CT examination showing an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein connecting to the innominate vein.
 
Coronal oblique MIP showing an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein connected to the innominate vein via a vertical vein (arrow)
 
Sagittal oblique MIP showing an anomalous left upper pulmonary vein connected to the innominate vein.
 
Volume rendering frontal view with segmentation showing three pulmonary veins connected to the left atrium (red). The left upper pulmonary vein (violet) is connected to the right side via the innominate vein & SVC (blue).
 
Volume rendering dorsal view with segmentation showing three pulmonary veins connected to the left atrium (red). The left upper pulmonary vein (violet) is connected to the right side via the innominate vein & SVC (blue).
 
Anomalous left upper pulmonary vein (violet) connected to the innominate vein & superior vena cava to the right side of the heart (blue) and the other 3 pulmonary veins are connected to the left atrium (red).
 
 
 
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