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Posttraumatic Anomalous Pulmonary Edema.
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PMID:  22314584     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Focal pulmonary edema from increased venous hydrostatic pressure is most commonly seen in mitral valve regurgitation (in the right upper lobe) or in pulmonary venous obstruction/compression from neoplastic, fibrotic, or iatrogenic causes (in any lobe). We describe a case of focal pulmonary edema of the left upper lobe in a patient with partial anomalous pulmonary venous return of the left superior pulmonary vein, where the draining left brachiocephalic vein was compressed by a subluxed sternoclavicular joint after trauma. In this case, recognition of the focal edema and anomalous pulmonary vein allowed for a diagnosis of clavicular subluxation.
Travis S Henry; Joseph M Mettenburg; Kristopher W Cummings; Sanjeev Bhalla
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thoracic imaging     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-0237     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
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Created Date:  2012-2-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8606160     Medline TA:  J Thorac Imaging     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
*Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA †Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
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