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 C. Travis Watterson, MD, and approved by Thomas J. Learch, MD .

A 40-year-old woman without any recalled medical history presents with a 2-month history of shortness of breath.

For a full-size image, please click Shortness of Breath 1 and Shortness of Breath 2 .

1- What should be included in the differential diagnosis for this finding?
2- What other regions of the body should be examined to help confirm the diagnosis?

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