Pulmonary edema

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


High-grade serous ovarian cancer. New shortness of breath. Pulmonary embolism?

Patient Data

Age: 35 years


There is diagnostic contrast opacification of the pulmonary arteries. There is no pulmonary embolus. Bilateral small pleural effusions that are larger than two days ago. Patchy peri bronchiolar consolidations (peri-bronchial cuffing), ground glass opacities, and interlobular septal thickening involving both lower lobes. Lungs are otherwise clear. There is no lymph node enlargement or other mediastinal abnormality. 

Case Discussion

CT findings consistent with pulmonary edema

No evidence of pulmonary embolism in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 46531
Published: 11th Jul 2016
Last edited: 11th Jan 2020
System: Cardiac, Chest
Tag: rmh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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