TITLE

Idiopathic Prominence of Pulmonary Veins on Chest X-Ray

AUTHOR(S)
Collins, Daniel R.; Shea, Peder M.; Vieweg, W. V. R.
PUB. DATE
September 1982
SOURCE
Angiology;Sep1982, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p613
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a case study of a 20 year old man with abnormalities of the pulmonary veins. The man was seen because of an abnormal chest roentgenogram. The physical examination and routine laboratory studies were normal. The electrocardiogram demonstrated sinus bradycardia. Routine chest roentgenogram demonstrated prominent, smooth curvilinear densities bilaterally, best seen in the lower lobes. These densities were seen posterior to the cardiac silhouette on the lateral chest roentgenogram. A two-dimensional echocardiogram demonstrated a small left atrium on the parasternal short axis view and a prominent linear density traversing the left atrial chamber from the lateral left atrial wall to the superior portion ofthe atrial septum on the four-chamber view.
ACCESSION #
16525342

 

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