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Case 3129

Meandering pulmonary vein syndrome

Author(s)
Gahide G, Bertrand D, Manrique A, Dacher JN
 
Patient
male, 32 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    A posteroanterior chest X-ray

    A posteroanterior chest X-ray showing an enlarged right hilum.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Posteroanterior chest X-ray;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    A spiral CT
     

    A spiral CT image showing the arch of the right superior pulmonary vein visible posterior to the bronchus intermedius.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT;

    A spiral CT section (5 mm) depicting the right superior pulmonary vein joining the right inferior homolateral vein forming a common trunk.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Spiral CT;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRA

    An image obtained with MRA showing the atypical course of the right pulmonary veins and their confluence.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: MRA;
     
     
A posteroanterior chest X-ray showing an enlarged right hilum.
 
A spiral CT image showing the arch of the right superior pulmonary vein visible posterior to the bronchus intermedius.
 
A spiral CT section (5 mm) depicting the right superior pulmonary vein joining the right inferior homolateral vein forming a common trunk.
 
An image obtained with MRA showing the atypical course of the right pulmonary veins and their confluence.
 
 
 
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