Gastric pull up simulating air space opacification

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Acute dyspnea post long haul flight. No pyrexia or chest pain. Previous partial esophagectomy 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
Published: 19th Apr 2013
Last edited: 13th Jul 2020
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