Gastric pull up simulating air space opacification

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland

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Acute dyspnoea post long haul flight. No pyrexia or chest pain. Previous partial oesophagectomy for carcinoma

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male
Air space opacification in the right lower zone thought to be secondary to PE at the time of reporting.
Opacity secondary to gastric pull up. No PE seen.
Follow up imaging demonstrates right rib anomaly and surgical clips better.
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Case Information

rID: 22723
Case created: 19th Apr 2013
Last edited: 21st Feb 2016
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