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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.