Feeding vessel sign

Feeding vessel sign consists of a distinct vessel leading directly to a nodule or a mass. This sign indicates either that the lesion has a haematogenous origin or that the disease process occurs near small pulmonary vessels. 

A number of vessel-related non-neoplastic disorders of the lung produce focal disease, including 1:

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Article information

rID: 21447
System: Chest
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Feeding vessel sign in lung
  • Vessel sign in lung

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  • Case 1: septic emboli
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