Pulmonary embolization coils

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Follow up at chest clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

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

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

Heart size normal.

Case Discussion

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

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

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Case information

rID: 56417
Published: 31st Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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