Pulmonary oedema

Case contributed by Townsville radiology training

Presentation

pre-op CXR for MVR and TVR.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male
X-ray

CXR

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 oedema.

No opacities to suggest consolidation from infection or alveolar oedema.

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Case information

rID: 19353
Case created: 31st Aug 2012
Last edited: 23rd Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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