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Severe progressive dyspnea

Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France
Body Region: Chest

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

1. Patient presentation

  • A 56-year-old man presented with progressive severe dyspnea (NYHA class 3).
  • Echocardiography showed pulmonary hypertension and an enlarged right ventricle.
  • Contrast-enhanced CT was performed to evaluate the pulmonary arteries and perfusion.