ARRS Case of the Week

CHEST IMAGING: Thoracic Imaging

Case Author: Christopher M. Walker, MD, Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City, University of Missouri–Kansas City


55-year-old man with left pleural effusion.

Imaging Findings

Axial (A) and coronal (B) contrast-enhanced CT images show a small left pleural effusion with high-attenuation material (arrows) within the dependent portions of the pleural space. Coronal FDG PET (C) and axial fused PET/CT (D) images show marked FDG uptake (arrow, C) corresponding to the high-attenuation areas.


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