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Case 232

Pericardial metastasis from adenocarcinoma of unknown origin.

Author(s)
E. Quaia, R. Bussani, L. Dalla Palma
 
Patient
female, 62 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 08.05.2001
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.232
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 2609
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    Postero anterior chest radiograph.

    Cardiac silhouette enlargement, light right basal lung effusion and increased pulmonary vessels diameters in the upper lung (pulmonary veins hypertension).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Postero anterior chest radiograph.;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Computed Tomography - Mediastinal planes..
     

    Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Mediastinal planes..;

    Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Mediastinal planes..;

    Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Mediastinal planes..;

    Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Mediastinal planes..;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Computed Tomography - Pleural planes.
     

    Pleural effusion with enlarged prevascular node.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Pleural planes.;

    Pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Pleural planes.;

    Pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Pleural planes.;

    Pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed Tomography - Pleural planes.;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Computed tomography - Pericardial planes.
     

    Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening with important pericardial effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed tomography - Pericardial planes.;

    Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening (calipers) with important pericardial effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed tomography - Pericardial planes.;

    Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening with important pericardial effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed tomography - Pericardial planes.;

    Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening with important pericardial effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Computed tomography - Pericardial planes.;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Autoptic heart specimen.

    Massive tumoural infiltration of the visceral and parietal pericardial sheets.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Autoptic heart specimen.;
     
     
Cardiac silhouette enlargement, light right basal lung effusion and increased pulmonary vessels diameters in the upper lung (pulmonary veins hypertension).
 
Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.
 
Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.
 
Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.
 
Anterior mediastinal lymphoadenopaties.
 
Pleural effusion with enlarged prevascular node.
 
Pleural effusion.
 
Pleural effusion.
 
Pleural effusion.
 
Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening with important pericardial effusion.
 
Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening (calipers) with important pericardial effusion.
 
Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening with important pericardial effusion.
 
Pericardial sheets diffuse thickening with important pericardial effusion.
 
Massive tumoural infiltration of the visceral and parietal pericardial sheets.
 
 
 
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