Pulmonary embolism

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Recent deep vein thrombosis, dyspnea

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Computed tomography angiography demonstrated multiple filling defects in both pulmonary artery at lobar and segmental level. No signs of pulmonary hypertension or right heart chambers strain.

Mild changes in attenuation in the lung parenchyma.

Incidental right retro-oesophageal subclavian artery.

Case Discussion

Findings compatible with acute pulmonary embolism.

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Case information

rID: 36626
Case created: 2nd May 2015
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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