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Foreign body embolization.

Vaillant EV - MedPix (2007)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Foreign body embolization.

History: 44 y/o female with one day history of sharp, substernal chest pain. One week prior to onset of chest pain, she underwent placement of Port-a-Cath via a left subclavian vein access for long term chemotherapy administration. Her past medical history is significant for bilateral breast cancer. Her past surgical history includes bilateral mastectomies.

Findings: Foreign Body(catheter) in right ventricle, infundibulum, pulmonary trunk, right pulmonary artery, and segmental branch of the right pulmonary artery subserving the superior segment of the right lower lobe.

Ddx: Device failure Operator error

Dxhow: CXR

Exam: A port-a-catheter reservoir is palpable in the region of the left anterior chest subjacent to a recently healed surgical incision.

No MeSH data available.


Foreign Body(catheter) in right ventricle, infundibulum, pulmonary trunk, right pulmonary artery, and segmental branch of the right pulmonary artery subserving the superior segment of the right lower lobe.
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Foreign body embolization.

Vaillant EV - MedPix (2007)

Foreign Body(catheter) in right ventricle, infundibulum, pulmonary trunk, right pulmonary artery, and segmental branch of the right pulmonary artery subserving the superior segment of the right lower lobe.
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MPX1013_synpic34891: Foreign Body(catheter) in right ventricle, infundibulum, pulmonary trunk, right pulmonary artery, and segmental branch of the right pulmonary artery subserving the superior segment of the right lower lobe.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Foreign body embolization.

History: 44 y/o female with one day history of sharp, substernal chest pain. One week prior to onset of chest pain, she underwent placement of Port-a-Cath via a left subclavian vein access for long term chemotherapy administration. Her past medical history is significant for bilateral breast cancer. Her past surgical history includes bilateral mastectomies.

Findings: Foreign Body(catheter) in right ventricle, infundibulum, pulmonary trunk, right pulmonary artery, and segmental branch of the right pulmonary artery subserving the superior segment of the right lower lobe.

Ddx: Device failure Operator error

Dxhow: CXR

Exam: A port-a-catheter reservoir is palpable in the region of the left anterior chest subjacent to a recently healed surgical incision.

No MeSH data available.