Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (left upper lobe)

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Recurrent episodes of VT. Right ventricular failure and strain on trans-thoracic echo. ?Pulmonary embolism

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male

CT pulmonary angiogram

An anomalous vein drains the left upper lobe and joins the left brachiocephalic vein.

Case Discussion

Partial anomalous pulmonary venous return of the left upper lobe. The left upper lobe pulmonary veins drain to the left brachiocephalic vein

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Case information

rID: 14443
Published: 25th Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest, Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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