EURORAD ESR

Case 8670

Azygos Lobe

Author(s)
Bemi P, Mantarro A, Sighieri E, Vagli P, Neri E, Caramella D, Bartolozzi C
 
Patient
female, 60 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest CT
     

    Standard window: the azygos vein arch is separated from the mediastinum and trachea.

     

    Lung window setting at the same level demonstrates the Azygos Lobe medial to the azygos arch.

     

    Lung window: azygos fissure. The Azygos Lobe is subtended medially.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest radiography in PA
     

    Chest radiography in PA: presence of Azygos Lobe.

     

    Chest radiography in PA: zoom.

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Scheme

    a: normal case; b: Azygos Lobe.

     
     
     
Standard window: the azygos vein arch is separated from the mediastinum and trachea.
 
Lung window setting at the same level demonstrates the Azygos Lobe medial to the azygos arch.
 
Lung window: azygos fissure. The Azygos Lobe is subtended medially.
 
Chest radiography in PA: presence of Azygos Lobe.
 
Chest radiography in PA: zoom.
 
a: normal case; b: Azygos Lobe.
 
 
 
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