EURORAD ESR

Case 15289

Endobroncheal foreign body (bean)

Author(s)
Pereira da Silva, Francisco (1); Donato, Henrique (1); Donato, Paulo(1, 2) ; Caseiro-Alves, Filipe (1, 2)

Avenida de Sequeiros nº587 4620-226 Lodares, Portugal; Email:fm.pereira.da.silva@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 56 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest Radiograph (AP)

    AP Chest Radiograph during admission consistent with right upper lobe atelectasis

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Atelectasis;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CT (non-contrast and post-contrast)
     

    Axial reformat of non contrast chest CT showing an hyper-attenuating small lesion at the emergence of the right upper lobe

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Atelectasis;

    Coronal reformat of non-contrast CT showing no relation of the hyper-attenuating lesion to the interlobar bronchi, and further showing it's location in the upper lobe

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Atelectasis;

    Post-contrast CT showed no visible lesion in the mediastinum, nor an existence of an hypo attenuating lesion comparing to the lung parenchyma.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Atelectasis;
     
     
AP Chest Radiograph during admission consistent with right upper lobe atelectasis
 
Axial reformat of non contrast chest CT showing an hyper-attenuating small lesion at the emergence of the right upper lobe
 
Coronal reformat of non-contrast CT showing no relation of the hyper-attenuating lesion to the interlobar bronchi, and further showing it's location in the upper lobe
 
Post-contrast CT showed no visible lesion in the mediastinum, nor an existence of an hypo attenuating lesion comparing to the lung parenchyma.
 
 
 
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