Case 94

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 90-year-old lady is admitted to hospital following a fall. Initial investigation shows a fracture of the left hip, this is treated surgically with dynamic hip screw. Three days later, she complains of shortness of breath. A CXR was performed (Image 1).


Pulmonary Embolism Thoracic Surgery Imaging Finding Initial Investigation Radiological Diagnosis 
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Further Reading

  1. Imaging diseases of the Chest: Hansell, Armstrong Lynch, McAdams. Elsevier Mosby 2005Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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