Pulmonary emboli adherent to vessel wall

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


This patient presented with breathlessness and pleuritic chest pain. The clinical diagnosis was of PE.


Case Discussion

The initial view of the CTPA doesn't reveal any large filling defects, but closer inspection reveals clot adherent to walls of both the left and right main pulmonary arteries before their bifurcation.

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Case information

rID: 10237
Published: 24th Jul 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Tag: pe
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