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Case 12438

Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return

Author(s)
Ahmed Abdrabou, MD, FRCR1, Saad Alqahtani, MD, FMH, EBIR2, Ahmed Kandeel, MD, M Sc, Doctorate degree3

(1) Department of Radiology,
Ain Shams university hospital.
38 Ramsis Street - EL Abbasia,
Cairo, Egypt.
Tel: 002/0224821728,
Fax:002/0224821728.
Website: http://med.shams.edu.eg
Email: it@med.asu.edu.eg
(2), (3) Department of Radiology,
King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital,
Southern Region, PO Box 101,
Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia.
Tel. +966 7 250 0001 Ext. 00194
 
Patient
female, 63 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    CT chest
     

    Axial post-contrast image displays an abnormal vessel lateral to the aortic arch (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;

    Coronal reformatted image illustrates a vertically oriented abnormal vessel (white arrow) that joins the inferior aspect of left brachiocephalic vein (yellow arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;

    Coronal reformatted image shows a small left superior pulmonary vein (red arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiovascular system; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Arteriovenous malformations;
     
     
Axial post-contrast image displays an abnormal vessel lateral to the aortic arch (white arrow).
 
Coronal reformatted image illustrates a vertically oriented abnormal vessel (white arrow) that joins the inferior aspect of left brachiocephalic vein (yellow arrow).
 
Coronal reformatted image shows a small left superior pulmonary vein (red arrow).
 
 
 
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