Pulmonary embolism

Discussion:

Typical appearances of a large pulmonary emboli.

The site and number of pulmonary emboli should be described: central, main, lobar, segmental or subsegmental vessels.

Associated signs include: straightening of the intraventricular septum from right heart strain or pulmonary infarction.

Signs of chronicity include: main pulmonary artery enlargement or vascular webs. 

 

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