Computed Tomography News & Stories
Hemoptysis secondary to systemic vascular hypertrophy and bronchial artery malformation
A 41-year-old female patient, suffering from intermittent hemoptysis over the past 5 days, was admitted to the hospital. She had had a history of pulmonary tuberculosis, which had been cured 3 years ago. At admission, she reported neither coughing, fever, chest pain nor syncope. A chest CT angiography was requested to assess the cause for her hemoptysis.
Small-sized renal calculi – uric acid or non-uric acid?
A 40-year-old male patient, suffering from intense right flank pain, came to the emergency department. He reported neither hematuria nor any other symptoms. A serum creatinine test revealed a normal level of 0.79 mg/dL. His medical history was unremarkable. Urolithiasis was suspected and a TwinBeam Dual Energy CT was performed for further assessment.
Severe ureteral obstruction secondary to an upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma
Severe aortic coarctation in an adult
A 56-year-old female patient, with a history of refractory hypertension, suffered from an acute subarachnoid hemorrhage and was admitted to the emergency department.
Chronic iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis
A 70-year-old female patient, suffering from a deep vein thrombosis of the left lower limb for the past seven years, came to the hospital complaining of newly noticed varicose veins in her lower abdominal wall and perineum within the past three months.