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Dyspnea and cough

    Author: Michele Anzidei
    Body Region: Chest

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 32-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with recurrent episodes of dyspnea and cough. She did not have fever and did not smoke.
    • Chest radiography demonstrated atelectasis of the right lower lobe.
    • Contrast-enhanced MDCT of the chest was performed in order to investigate the cause of atelectasis.