Acute pulmonary embolism

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam


Septic shock.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
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 subsegmental acute pulmonary emboli.

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Case information

rID: 13286
Published: 23rd Mar 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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