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Case 14195

A rare complication of esophagectomy

Author(s)
Logeswaran Selvarajah, Derek G Power

Mercy University Hospital Cork, Ireland; Email:logesselva@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 45 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Panel A

    Chest X-ray showing an apparent pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Panel B

    Pre-procedural lung ultrasound showing only trace pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Drainage; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Panel C

    CT Thorax with coronal view confirming herniation of small bowel and colon suggesting a diaphragmatic hernia.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Panel D

    CT Thorax with axial view demonstrating herniation of small bowel and colon suggesting a diaphragmatic hernia.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Hernia;
     
     
Chest X-ray showing an apparent pleural effusion.
 
Pre-procedural lung ultrasound showing only trace pleural effusion.
 
CT Thorax with coronal view confirming herniation of small bowel and colon suggesting a diaphragmatic hernia.
 
CT Thorax with axial view demonstrating herniation of small bowel and colon suggesting a diaphragmatic hernia.
 
 
 
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