Azygos arch valve

Case contributed by Dr Yahya Baba

Presentation

History of heavy smoking. Presents with hemoptysis and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
CT

Case Discussion

  • High injection rate was used for this patient (3ml/s of 300mg/ml of contrast agent).
  • Reflux of contrast agent into the azygos arch is seen in about 50% of patients where high injection rates are used 1.
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Case information

rID: 75381
Published: 27th Mar 2020
Last edited: 27th Mar 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Hôpital des forces de sécurité intérieure de La Marsa

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