Pulmonary arterial filling defects on thoracic cross sectional imaging: Unusual considerations

Michael Gotway, Judson A. Tillinghast

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Pulmonary artery sarcoma is a rare intravascular neoplasm usually mistaken for thromboembolic disease. Clues to the correct diagnosis include large, central pulmonary arterial filling defects out of proportion to the patient's symptoms, an enhancing pulmonary arterial filling defect, ipsilateral lung nodules, and ipsilateral pulmonary oligemia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-113
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Pulmonary Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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