Pulmonary embolism with Hampton hump

Case contributed by Dr Eric F Greif


Shortness of breath

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Reduced inspiration. Pleural based basal opacification on the left may represent atelectasis, but could represent lung infarction in PE. CT performed for further assessment.

Left lower pleurally-based opacification in the lung due to pulmonary embolism causing lung infarction.

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Case information

rID: 25496
Published: 28th Oct 2013
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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