Patent ductus arteriosus

Case contributed by Dr Vincent Tatco

Presentation

Patient presented with shortness of breath. Machine-like murmur was demonstrated on chest auscultation.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is cardiomegaly with left ventricular enlargement.

The main pulmonary artery and central branches are dilated. Pruning of the peripheral vessels is demonstrated.

The aortic knob is also dilated.

Calcifications are seen at the region of the aortopulmonary window.

 

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Case Information

rID: 43063
Case created: 21st Feb 2016
Last edited: 27th Feb 2016
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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