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Case 12556

A rare case of systemic arterialization of lung without sequestration

Author(s)
Malathi V, Sekhar K.S, Saravana Kumar S, Parveen Sulthana M.

Billroth hospitals
Department of Radiology
Lakshmi talkies road,
Shenoy nagar
600 030 Chennai, India
Email:drspjkmc@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 21 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    X-ray chest PA view
     

    Chest X-ray shows a tubular retrocardiac opacity.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Chest X-ray shows a tubular retrocardiac opacity.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Cine axial CT images

    Serial axial CT images showing the origin of the anomalous vessel from the aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Axial CT MIP image

    Axial CT image showing the origin of the abnormal vessel from the descending thoracic aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Coronal reformatted CT images
     

    Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Contrast agent-intravenous; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Coronal reformatted CT image

    Coronal reformatted CT image showing the 'swan neck-like' abnormal artery arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Sagittal reformated CT images
     

    Serial sagittal CT images showing the anomalous artery from the thoracic aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Serial sagittal CT images showing the anomalous artery from the thoracic aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Serial sagittal CT images showing the anomalous artery from the thoracic aorta.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Coronal CT reformatted images lung window
     

    Coronal CT lung window shows mild ground glass attenuation in the anterior and apical basal segment of the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Coronal CT lung window shows mild ground glass attenuation in the anterior and apical basal segment of the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 8
    Thin VRT images
     

    Thin volume-rendered images showing the anomalous vessel from the aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    Thin volume-rendered images showing the anomalous vessel from the aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 9
    Volume rendered cine CT images

    Volume rendered images showing the anomalous vessel from aorta to the lower lobe of left lung.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT-Angiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Chest X-ray shows a tubular retrocardiac opacity.
 
Chest X-ray shows a tubular retrocardiac opacity.
 
Serial axial CT images showing the origin of the anomalous vessel from the aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Axial CT image showing the origin of the abnormal vessel from the descending thoracic aorta.
 
Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Serial coronal reformatted CT images showing the anomalous vessel arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta and supplying the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Coronal reformatted CT image showing the 'swan neck-like' abnormal artery arising from the distal descending thoracic aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Serial sagittal CT images showing the anomalous artery from the thoracic aorta.
 
Serial sagittal CT images showing the anomalous artery from the thoracic aorta.
 
Serial sagittal CT images showing the anomalous artery from the thoracic aorta.
 
Coronal CT lung window shows mild ground glass attenuation in the anterior and apical basal segment of the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Coronal CT lung window shows mild ground glass attenuation in the anterior and apical basal segment of the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Thin volume-rendered images showing the anomalous vessel from the aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Thin volume-rendered images showing the anomalous vessel from the aorta to the lower lobe of the left lung.
 
Volume rendered images showing the anomalous vessel from aorta to the lower lobe of left lung.
 
 
 
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