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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. .