Pulmonary embolisation coils

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Follow up at chest clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Two coils in the right lower zone in keeping with a prior embolisation procedure.

Diffuse increased interstitial markings in both lungs in keeping with fibrosis.

Heart size normal.

Case Discussion

Embolisation procedures are now commonplace for a range of body systems.  

Pulmonary embolisation is one of the less common sites for this procedure.

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Case information

rID: 56417
Case created: 31st Oct 2017
Last edited: 1st Nov 2017
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh
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