Pulmonary oedema

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Age: 37-year-old
CT

CTPA

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 oedema

No evidence of pulmonary embolism in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 46531
Case created: 7th Jul 2016
Last edited: 11th Jul 2016
System: Chest
Tag: rmh
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