Incomplete projection artifact

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 28
Gender: Female
CT

Scout image shows that the patient's upper limbs are on the side of her body (instead of being elevated). The limbs were not included in field of view and there were incomplete projections in the form of streaks and shading on the axial images. 

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Case information

rID: 36926
Published: 18th May 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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