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Stupid picture of the year

Not much more has to be said…..



Westermark sign


The Westermark is an eponym indicating the abrupt cutoff of pulmonary vascularity distal to a large central pulmonary embolus. The presumed mechanism behind the image arises from the nearly complete obstruction of bloodflow to the pulmonary artery distal to the embolic clot.Presumably the lack of flow to these more distal vessels results in their radiographic transparency and an appearance of an abrupt truncation as is shown in this exemplary case.



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Virginia Commonwealth University – Pulmonary Case of the Week

  • Pulmonary embolism is a life-threatening condition that occurs when a clot of blood or other material blocks an artery in your lungs.
  • This is an extremely common and highly lethal condition that is a leading cause of death in all age groups.
  • One of the most prevalent disease processes responsible for  in-patient mortality (30%)
  • Overlooked diagnosis.


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