Pulmonary infarction

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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.

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rID: 11846
Published: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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