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Case 9138

Thoracic periaortiris in a patient with Wegener’s granulomatosis

Author(s)
Karatziou C, Pitta X, Karadimou V, Stergioulas L, Termentzis G
 
Patient
female, 51 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest CT examination. Axial CT images in lung window.
     

    Axial CT images in lung window showing the bilateral “ground glass” opacities (A) and the presence of nodular opacities in the left lung (B).

     

    Axial CT images in lung window showing the bilateral “ground glass” opacities (A) and the presence of nodular opacities in the left lung (B).

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest CT examination without contrast medium
     

    Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images demonstrating the semilunar hypodense rim around the lumen of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.

     

    Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images demonstrating the semilunar hypodense rim around the lumen of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.

     

    Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images demonstrating the semilunar hypodense rim around the lumen of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Chest CT angiography.
     

    Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images showing the periaortitis of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.

     

    Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images showing the periaortitis of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.

     

    Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images showing the periaortitis of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.

     
     
     
Axial CT images in lung window showing the bilateral “ground glass” opacities (A) and the presence of nodular opacities in the left lung (B).
 
Axial CT images in lung window showing the bilateral “ground glass” opacities (A) and the presence of nodular opacities in the left lung (B).
 
Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images demonstrating the semilunar hypodense rim around the lumen of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.
 
Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images demonstrating the semilunar hypodense rim around the lumen of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.
 
Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images demonstrating the semilunar hypodense rim around the lumen of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.
 
Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images showing the periaortitis of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.
 
Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images showing the periaortitis of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.
 
Coronal MPR (A) and axial (B, C) images showing the periaortitis of the aortic arch and part of the descending aorta.
 
 
 
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