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  • Age/Sex 24 / F
  • Case Title Septic embolism
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4th day after onset of fever

Diagnosis With Brief Discussion

Courtesy
Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Chief Complaint
Fever
Definitive Diagnosis
Septic embolism
Imaging Findings
multiple cavitary nodules, wedge-shaped subpleural consolidations
Past History
Neutropenia associated with SLE flare up.
On steroid therapy
Reviewy
Imaging Findings of Septic Embolism
(1) characterized by nodules (1-3cm in diameter, frequently cavitate)
(2) hemorrhagic infarction (ill-defined, wedge-shaped, subpleural)
(3) feeding vessel sign-misnomer, limited value
(4) tend to be numerous in the lower lobes
Keywords
Lung, Infection, Bacterial infection,
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