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Case 1833

A special case of lung embolism

Author(s)
W. De Wever, V. Provoost, J. Bogaert, J. Verschakelen
 
Patient
female, 70 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Post-operative chest X-ray

    Normal heart contour. Normal lungparenchyma, there are no parenchymconsolidations. Pronounced vessels in the upper lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative chest X-ray;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Post-operative spiral CT of the chest.
     

    Spiral CT of the chest whithout IV contrastadministration. There are some dense opacities in de pulmonary arteries of the both upper lobes.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative spiral CT of the chest.;

    Spiral CT of the chest whithout IV contrastadministration. There are some dense opacities in de pulmonary arteries of the both upper lobes but also in de left lower lobe.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative spiral CT of the chest.;

    The lungparenchyma is normal. No evidence for pulmonary consolidation, pulmonary infarct or mosaicperfusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative spiral CT of the chest.;

    The lungparenchyma is normal. No evidence for pulmonary consolidation, pulmonary infarct or mosaicperfusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative spiral CT of the chest.;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Post-operative chest X-ray
     

    Pronounced vessels in the upper and ventral lung areas. Small amount of pleural fluid in the left CD sinus.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative chest X-ray;

    Pronounced vessels in the upper and ventral lung areas. Small amount of pleural fluid in the left CD sinus.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Post-operative chest X-ray;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Spiral CT of the chest without contrast
     

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest without contrast;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Spiral CT of the chest (bone window)
     

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest (bone window);

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest (bone window);

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest (bone window);

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest (bone window);

    Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT of the chest (bone window);
     
     
Normal heart contour. Normal lungparenchyma, there are no parenchymconsolidations. Pronounced vessels in the upper lung areas.
 
Spiral CT of the chest whithout IV contrastadministration. There are some dense opacities in de pulmonary arteries of the both upper lobes.
 
Spiral CT of the chest whithout IV contrastadministration. There are some dense opacities in de pulmonary arteries of the both upper lobes but also in de left lower lobe.
 
The lungparenchyma is normal. No evidence for pulmonary consolidation, pulmonary infarct or mosaicperfusion.
 
The lungparenchyma is normal. No evidence for pulmonary consolidation, pulmonary infarct or mosaicperfusion.
 
Pronounced vessels in the upper and ventral lung areas. Small amount of pleural fluid in the left CD sinus.
 
Pronounced vessels in the upper and ventral lung areas. Small amount of pleural fluid in the left CD sinus.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the pulmonary arteries, mostly in the ventral lung areas.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.
 
Spontaneous hyperdense material in the perivertebral venous system.
 
 
 
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