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Post thoracic complication diagnosed on MDCT

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 32-year-old woman presented with fever and chest pain.
  • Her recent medical history included thoracic surgery one week earlier for resection of a thymoma.
  • Physical examination suggested an inflammation of the surgery scar.
  • Contrast-enhanced thoracic CT was performed for further evaluation.