Pulmonary embolism

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Acute shortness of breath

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Multiple filling defects are noted in main pulmonary trunk, right and left main pulmonary arteries and their branches. In the 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.

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Shortness of breath

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Case information

rID: 11839
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 28th Jan 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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