Dyspnea and cough

Body Region: Chest
Author: Michele Anzidei

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.

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