Miscellaneous

Infected porta-cath system with effusion and hyperechoic fat

Clinical information

Patient treated with cytostatic drugs through a porta cath system with signs of infection

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Infected porta-cath system with effusion and hyperechoic fat

Infected porta-cath
Infected porta-cath
Infected porta-cath
Infected porta-cath
Effusion and hyperechoic fat
Effusion and hyperechoic fat
Effusion and hyperechoic fat
Effusion and hyperechoic fat

The same patient with infected porta-cath system has a normal catheter without signs of infection

Normal catheter without signs of infection longitudinal
Normal catheter without signs of infection longitudinal
Normal catheter without signs of infection transverse
Normal catheter without signs of infection transverse

Porta-cath on chest - X ray

Normal catheter without signs of infection transverse
Normal catheter without signs of infection transverse

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 62
  • Body part: Thoracic wall

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System