Incomplete projection artifact

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 28
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Scout image shows that the patient's upper limbs are on the side of her body (instead of being elevated). The limbs were not included in field of view and there were incomplete projections in the form of streaks and shading on the axial images. 

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Case Information

rID: 36926
Case created: 18th May 2015
Last edited: 6th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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