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Dyspnea and cough in a baby

    Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Paris, France
    Body Region: Chest

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 4-month-old baby presented with dyspnea and cough, with progressive aggravation
    • A contrast-enhanced thorax CT was performed to look for a possible compression of the upper airways of vascular origin. Low dose (80 kV 45 mAS) parameters were applied, giving a dose length product of 19 mGy*cm