Respiratory failure in a Hodgkin patient

Body Region: Chest
Author: Michele Anzidei

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. Next Step

6. CT Images
7. Possible Diagnosis
8. References

1. Patient presentation

  • A 49-year-old woman was referred for chest CT because of recent-onset respiratory failure.
  • Her medical history included a diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma that was being treated with first-line ABVD chemotherapy.
  • The patient had been regularly followed by the hematology department, which had recently noted increased D-dimer and decreased lymphocyte levels.
  • Chest CT was performed for suspected pulmonary embolism.

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