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Case 12463

Bone pseudo-metastases in superior vena cava syndrome

Author(s)
Rodrigues T; Gomes A; Gonçalves, A; Fonseca, J;

Radiology Department, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal; Email:tiagomourarodrigues@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 46 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Innonimate veins obstruction

    Contrast-enhanced coronal reformatted CT image showing occluded innominate veins (red arrow). There is a chemotherapy catheter placed through the right innominate vein (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Vascular; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Triangular shaped vertebral uptake

    Left: unenhanced scan showing no notorious changes of vertebral bodies atenuation (red arrows); Right: post-contrast images with triangular shaped uptake centered to basivertebral foramen (red arrows), secondary to...

     
    Area of Interest: Vascular; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Triangular shaped vertebral uptake - Sagital reconstruction

    Post-contrast sagital reconstructions showing vertebral bodies triangular shaped uptake centered to basivertebral foramen (red arrows)

     
    Area of Interest: Vascular; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Obstruction / Occlusion;
     
     
Contrast-enhanced coronal reformatted CT image showing occluded innominate veins (red arrow). There is a chemotherapy catheter placed through the right innominate vein (white arrow).
 
Left: unenhanced scan showing no notorious changes of vertebral bodies atenuation (red arrows); Right: post-contrast images with triangular shaped uptake centered to basivertebral foramen (red arrows), secondary to venous stasis and colaterals (white arrowheads)
 
Post-contrast sagital reconstructions showing vertebral bodies triangular shaped uptake centered to basivertebral foramen (red arrows)
 
 
 
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