Pulmonary embolism

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Patient Data

Gender: Female
CT

Multiple filling defects are noted in main pulmonary trunk, right and left main pulmonary arteries and their branches. In the sub-branches of right and left pulmonary arteries filling of contrast around the defect is giving rise to polo mint sign appearance. Imaging findings are suggestive of acute pulmonary thromboembolism.

Case Discussion

Shortness of breath

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Case information

rID: 11839
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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