CT angiogram sign - pulmonary lymphoma
35 year-old patient, a known case of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. CT scan with contrast performed for follow up during the treatment.
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There are prominent vessels during a contrast enhanced CT as they traverse an airless low attenuation portion of consolidated lung.
The findings are consistent of CT angiogram sign. CT angiogram sign in a 35 Y/O patient with lymphoma is compatible with infiltrating pulmonary involvement.
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