Acute pulmonary embolism

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


60 year old female patient presented with septic shock

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Good quality CTPA.

Extensive right sided segmental and subsegmental (to upper, middle and lower lobes) pulmonary arterial filling defects in keeping with acute pulmonary emboli. 

Bilateral minimal pleural effusion, with bibasal atelectesis. 

No other lung parynchymal changes. 

Case Discussion

Right segmental and sub-segmental acute pulmonary emboli.

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Case information

rID: 13286
Case created: 23rd Mar 2011
Last edited: 11th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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