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Case 2908

Scimitar syndrome: Radiographic and CT findings

Author(s)
Skiadas V, MD, Ladopoulus C, MD, Koutoulidis V, MD, Priemetis E, MD, Vlahos L
 
Patient
male, 65 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 13.01.2006
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.2908
  • Section Chest Imaging
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 2496
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  • Figure 1
    Chest X-ray

    A PA chest radiograph demonstrating a curvilinear soft tissue density (arrow) parallel to the right heart border.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT images

    A computed tomography images before and after contrast agent administration demonstrating the vascular nature of the lesion (arrows).

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT reconstruction

    Sagittal reconstruction of CT images with a contrast agent revealing the course of the anomalous vein (arrows).

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    A CT image

    The anomalous pulmonary vein (arrow) crossing the right diaphragm and entering the IVC.

     
     
     
  • Figure 5

    The Turkish scimitar sword.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown;
     
     
A PA chest radiograph demonstrating a curvilinear soft tissue density (arrow) parallel to the right heart border.
 
A computed tomography images before and after contrast agent administration demonstrating the vascular nature of the lesion (arrows).
 
Sagittal reconstruction of CT images with a contrast agent revealing the course of the anomalous vein (arrows).
 
The anomalous pulmonary vein (arrow) crossing the right diaphragm and entering the IVC.
 
The Turkish scimitar sword.
 
 
 
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