Pulmonary oedema

Presentation

Cough.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male
CT

Multiple bilateral airspace opacities in a central peribronchovascular distribution with smooth thickening of the interlobular septae in the lung bases and apices

Bilateral mild pleural effusions.

Reactive mediastinal lymphadenopathy, a common finding in patients with pulmonary oedema.

Case Discussion

The bilateral pleural effusions, as well as the cardiomegaly, are consistent with cardiogenic pulmonary oedema in the presence of smooth interstitial thickening and alveolar opacities.

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Case information

rID: 51933
Case created: 14th Mar 2017
Last edited: 20th Mar 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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