Red arrows: Pulmo...
Coronal lung window
Red arrows: Pulmonary opacification lying on the minor fissure, this finding suggests a gravitational effect typical of pulmonary edema. Blue arrow: A Kerley line. Black arrow: B Kerley line.
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ Pulmonary edema occurs when an increased hydrostatic pressure causes the pass of fluid from vessels to interstitium and alveolar space or when the...”

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  • Unilateral pulmonary oedema - “ Unilateral pulmonary oedema represents only 2% of cardiogenic pulmonary oedema with predilection for the right upper lobe and is strongly associat...”

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