Radiological case

Authors

  • Ana Cristina Freitas Pediatric Department of CH Porto
  • Telma Barbosa Pediatric Department of CH Porto
  • Filipe Macedo Computarized Imaging Medical Service

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v22.i3.10670

Keywords:

Azygos fissure, azygos lobe

Abstract

We present a case of a 6-year-old child in whom a chest x-ray is performed for a respiratory infection. An inverted comma opacity was seen in the right upper lobe, typical of an azygos fissure. This is one of the numerous anatomic variants of the azygos vein.

References

Hassan M, Valois Ph. Guide d`interprétation de la radiographie

thoracique de l`enfant. Séméiologie normale et pathologique.

Paris: Médecine -Sciences Flammarion; 2005.

p.124 -126

Published

2017-01-16

How to Cite

Freitas, A. C., Barbosa, T., & Macedo, F. (2017). Radiological case. NASCER E CRESCER - BIRTH AND GROWTH MEDICAL JOURNAL, 22(3), 189–190. https://doi.org/10.25753/BirthGrowthMJ.v22.i3.10670

Issue

Section

Imaging Cases