01 January 2015 by John Ryan, Thenappan Thenappan, Stuart Rich, Stephen Archer

Calcified PAs in a patient with atrial septal defect (ASD) and Eisenmenger's physiology

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Ryan JJ,Thenappan T,Luo N,Ha T,Patel AR,Rich S,Archer SL.The WHO classification of pulmonary hypertension: A case-based imaging compendium.Pulmonary circulation. 2012 ;2:107-21.

Calcified PAs in a patient with atrial septal defect (ASD) and Eisenmenger's physiology. (A) ECG shows first-degree AV block, right bundle branch block. (B, C) Chest X-ray showing enlarged and calcified pulmonary artery. (D, E) Axial CT scan below the carina demonstrates calcification of the left and right pulmonary arteries. (F) Apical four-chamber echocardiography view showing ASD. (G) Color-flow Doppler echocardiogram showing flow through the ASD with right-to-left shunt that caused her paradoxical embolic stroke.

 

Additional keywords: ASD,Eisenmenger,electrocardiogram,echocardiography,x-ray

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