Pulmonary infarction

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Diagnosis certain

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Wedge-shaped peripherally located consolidation of the anterior left upper lobe. Soft-tissue window shows an arterial filling defect. Combination of findings strongly suggests a peripheral pulmonary infarction following the (partial) occlusion of a pulmonary artery.

Mild bilateral pleural effusion.

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