McKesson Study Share™

or Create a new account

Your browser may not be compatible with the full-featured viewer. Please consider switching to a recent version of Internet Explorer or Firefox.

You are currently viewing the basic HTML viewer. You can try the full viewer, but some functionality may not work.

Last visited 02/17/2017 AZYGOS FISSURE Certified Random Case
Authored By: MSU Radiology, Nicholas Starkey D.O.
History: 64 year old female with shortness of breath.
Images:smallmediumlarge[as-submitted]images only

Fig. 1

Fig. 2

Fig. 3
Images:smallmediumlarge[as-submitted]images only
Findings: The heart and aorta are normal in size and shape. The lungs are clear with no evidence of pulmonary infiltrate or pleural effusion. The pulmonary vascularity is unremarkable. Incidentally there is an azygos fissure with a vein at its inferior end.
DDx: Right upper lobe collapse.Scar tissue.Artifact from outside the patient.
Diagnosis: Azygos fissure and vein.
Specific Discussion: The azygos fissure and vein were an incidental finding. No cause for her shortness of breath was identified.
References: mystatdx.com.
Comments:post a comment
No comments posted.
Additional Details:

Case Number: 6502925Last Updated: 06/21/2013
Rating:

0 ratings
Anatomy: Chest   Pathology: Normal/Variants
Modality: Conventional RadiographAccess Level: Readable by all users
Tracking: Case Editor
Contained in: All Public Cases, Inbox

Last visited 02/17/2017 You last viewed this case on 02/17/2017 Case has been viewed 4396 times.
Certified Certified by Gerald Aben on 02/24/2012