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Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
over 8 years ago
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Case History

Accidental asphyxiation in toddler.

Case Detail

Anatomy: Brain-Spine
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
Diagnostic Category: Vascular
Created: over 4 years ago
Updated: about 1 year ago
Tags: PEDS
Modality/Study Types: CT
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Reveal Findings

CT – Axial and coronal images show symmetric lentifirm nuclei hypodensity

Reveal Discussion

Differential considerations for symmetric lentiform hypodensity include:
1) Toxic exposure (carbon monoxide, cyanide, methanol)
2) Nitrous waste accumulation (liver disease, portal hypertension, portosystemic shunts)
3) Non-ketotic hyperglycemia
4) Hypoglycemia
5) Hypoxic-ischemic disease
6) Metabolic disease (Leigh disease, Wilson disease, Hallervorden-Spatz disease)
7) Osmotic myelinolysis
8) Internal cerebral vein thrombosis
9) Encephalitis (Immune, viral)
10) Neoplasms (primary CNS lymphoma, glioma)

Reveal Diagnosis

Hypoxic-Ischemic Injury

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