Pulmonary hypertension

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

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Chest pain and dyspnoea.

Patient Data

Age: 31
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Chest X-ray PA and Lateral: enlarged pulmonary trunk with associated small aortic arch, in this age group, would be in keeping with an ASD. The lungs are clear and no free sub-diaphragmatic air.

 

Case Discussion

This x-ray study illustrates a well-defined enlargement of pulmonary trunk and pulmonary arteries keeping with pulmonary hypertension. No further information was provided about this case, no aetiological confirmation.  

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Case Information

rID: 35454
Case created: 7th Apr 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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