Pulmonary hypertension

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Investigation of left upper lobe consolidation

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

CTA chest

There is marked enlargement of the main pulmonary artery and is wider than the aorta on the CT. Signs of right heart ventricle overload also shown; There is also a small concurrent left upper lobe pneumonia 

Case Discussion

Features of pulmonary hypertension

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Case information

rID: 25661
Published: 2nd Nov 2013
Last edited: 27th Apr 2020
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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