Cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Case contributed by David Cuete
Diagnosis almost certain


Decompensated heart failure

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

CT Chest


Examination shows mild bilateral pleural effusion. Diffuse and bilateral perilymphatic interlobular septal thickening in pattern consistent with interstitial edema. Mediastinal lymphadenopathy, common finding in patients with pulmonary edema. Moderate cardiomegaly.

Case Discussion

Compromise in peri-lymphatic interstitial pattern consistent with interstitial edema.

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