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Painful arm swelling after angiography

    Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
    Body Region: Cardiovascular

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

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 70-year-old woman was admitted for a painful, enlarged left arm.
    • The symptoms began 2 days after conventional angiography with humeral access. An active
      hematoma was suspected.

    • Contrast-enhanced spiral computed tomography was performed for further evaluation. .