Pulmonary edema

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pre-op CXR for MVR and TVR.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male


Cardiomegaly (C:T = 0.58).  Left atrial enlargement as suggested by splayed carina, double right heart border, straightening of left heart border consistent with history of mitral valve regurgitation.

Small right sided pleural effusion. Kerley B lines indicating interstitial pulmonary edema.

No opacities to suggest consolidation from infection or alveolar edema.

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Case information

rID: 19353
Published: 31st Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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