Feeding vessel sign

Last revised by Rohit Sharma on 15 Oct 2021

Feeding vessel sign consists of a distinct vessel leading directly to a nodule or a mass. This sign indicates either that the lesion has a hematogenous origin or that the disease process occurs near small pulmonary vessels. 

A number of vessel-related non-neoplastic disorders of the lung produce focal disease, including 1:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: septic emboli
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  • Case 2: pulmonary infarction
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