Infectious Lesions

  • Alexis JacquierEmail author


A 55-year-old patient from North Africa had been suffering from various symptoms including dyspnea, chronic coughing and chest pain. She had a plain X-ray that showed several pulmonary nodules and was therefore given a CT scan, which revealed a number of walled, cyst-like lesions, scattered in her right lung, mediastinum, heart, liver and retroperitoneum, invading the superior vena cava and compressing it.


Chest Pain Severe Sepsis Radiological Finding Tricuspid Valve Pulmonary Nodule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Service d’imagerie Médicale Adulte CHU la TimoneMarseille, Cedex 05France
  2. 2.Centre de Résonance Magnétique Biologique et Médicale (CRMBM) Faculté de Médecine de MarseilleUniversité de la MéditerranéeMarseilleFrance

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