Saddle pulmonary embolism

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Chest pain and dyspnea

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Large intra-luminal filling defect (saddle thrombus) straddles the pulmonary artery bifurcation extending into the main pulmonary arties partially occluding their lumens.

Multiple intraluminal hypodense filling defects are also seen along the anterior and posterior segmental and subsegmental branches of the upper and lower pulmonary lobar arteries partially occluding their lumens.


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Case information

rID: 29394
Published: 22nd May 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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