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Respiratory failure in a Hodgkin patient

    Author: Michele Anzidei
    Body Region: Chest

    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.