Case of the Month

Our Imaging Case of the Month is presented as a part of the imaging department's residency teaching program. Each month a resident collaborates with one of our attending imaging physicians to present an interesting case to the Cedars-Sinai medical community. The case is used to teach both imaging and other residents at Cedars-Sinai. Below is the current Case of the Month: 

Submitted by Garrett Dejesus, MD, and Thomas J. Learch, MD .

This patient presented to the emergency room with shortness of breath for 2 days and hypotension (blood pressure 90/60).  She has a history of primary lung cancer (adenocarcinoma).  What is the most concerning finding on the images below?

For a larger image, please click on lung cancer 1 and Lung Cancer 2

A) Recurrence of primary lung cancer
B) Descending aortic atherosclerotic disease
C) Bilateral pulmonary artery emboli
D) Bronchopneumonia

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