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Case 15539

Pulmonary Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma: a rare clinical entity

Author(s)
Giuseppe Aquaro*, Vincenza Giorgio**, Manuela Rollo**, Carlo Florio***

*Department of Radiology, Di Venere Hospital - Bari (BA) – Italy -
email:larendil@hotmail.com

**Department of Pneumology, Fallacara Hospital – Triggiano (BA) – Italy
***Department of Radiology, C.B.H. Mater Dei – Bari (BA) - Italy
 
Patient
female, 52 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Chest CT scan without intravenous contrast medium
     

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest CT scan without intravenous contrast medium
     

    Chest CT scan with mediastinal window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows a small amount of right-sided pleural effusion.

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

    Chest CT scan with mediastinal window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows a small amount of right-sided pleural effusion.

     
    Area of Interest: Thorax; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Chest CT scan with iodine intravenous contrast medium
     

    Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    G.Aquaro, Department of Radiology, Di Venere Hospital - Bari (BA) - Italy

     
    Area of Interest: Lung; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Chest CT scan with iodine intravenous contrast medium
     

    Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are...

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are...

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are...

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are...

     
    Area of Interest: Mediastinum; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with lung window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows multiple, random nodules of various size, lower lobe thickening of both bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa.
 
Chest CT scan with mediastinal window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows a small amount of right-sided pleural effusion.
 
Chest CT scan with mediastinal window setting, requested without intravenous iodine contrast medium, shows a small amount of right-sided pleural effusion.
 
Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.
 
Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.
 
Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.
 
Chest CT scan – with lung window setting - shows complete resolution of the pulmonary nodules after adequate therapy.
 
G.Aquaro, Department of Radiology, Di Venere Hospital - Bari (BA) - Italy
 
Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are unremarkable.
 
Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are unremarkable.
 
Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are unremarkable.
 
Chest CT scan – with mediastinal window setting - shows post-surgical wedge resection on the right lung and bilateral pleural effusion. The are no mediastinal or hilar lymphadenopathies. Abdominal findings are unremarkable.
 
 
 
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