Congestive cardiac failure

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


Nocturnal orthopnea.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Heart is enlarged pulmonary vasculature prominent, and interstitial markings are prominent consistent with congestive cardiac failure. No consolidation. No pleural collections.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of CCF. 

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