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244 Possible Causes for Kerley B Lines

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Black arrowheads in following image are kerley b lines, white arrows are septal lines.[saem.org] […] inhalation, causing rales on exam abdominal exam ascites hepatojugular reflex Imaging Chest radiograph findings pulmonary vascular congestion pleural effusion cardiomegaly Kerley-B[medbullets.com] The interlobular septal thickening is referred to as Kerley B lines.[emedicine.com]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    The early signs of pulmonary edema (interstitial edema) are the septal lines (Kerley B lines), which are horizontal lines seen laterally in the lower zones.[emedicine.medscape.com] Chest X-ray will show fluid in the alveolar walls, Kerley B lines, increased vascular shadowing in a classical batwing peri-hilum pattern, upper lobe diversion (increased[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Mitral Valve Disease

    Investigations CXR: may show left atrial enlargement and interstitial oedema (Kerley A and B lines) if severe. Mitral valve calcification may be seen.[patient.info]

  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

    Horizontal lines in the lower posterior lung fields (Kerley B lines) indicate interstitial edema associated with high LA pressure.[web.archive.org] A and B lines indicating interstitial edema.[symptoma.com] […] atrial enlargement, prominent pulmonary congestion from engorged pulmonary vessels, pulmonary vascular redistributed to the uppe lobes, mitral valve calcifications, and Kerley[symptoma.com]

  • Cardiomegaly on Chest X-ray

    B Lines or septal lines.[dailyrounds.org] Interstitial oedema - septal lines (Kerley B lines) Septal lines (also known as Kerley B lines) are caused by thickening of the interlobular septa which separate the secondary[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] Imaging: Stage II CHF XRay findings - Interstitial phase Kerley B Lines ( Interstitial Infiltrate s) Short (1-2 cm) peripheral, lower lobe white lines, perpendicular and adjacent[fpnotebook.com]

  • Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis

    B lines, blunting costophrenic angles (mimic CHF) Sclerotic bone lesions CT/HRCT Ground glass opacites and centrilobular nodules Smooth septal thickening Diffuse pleural[chestx-ray.com] His chest radiograph at presentation showed mediastinal widening, bilateral pleural effusions, and Kerley B lines.[ijri.org] Clin Radiol . 2002; 57:8–17. 4.14 Septal (Kerley B) lines Pulmonary lobules are the smallest lung units bounded by interlobular septa.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Mitral Papillary Muscle Rupture

    Patients with acute mitral regurgitation are also likely to show x-ray signs of acute pulmonary edema with kerley-B lines, and peri-hilar infiltrates (the so-called "bat wing[clinicalpainadvisor.com]

  • Hemangiomatosis

    (a) Radiograph collimated to the right lower lobe demonstrates numerous Kerley B lines (arrow).[pubs.rsna.org] There were no Kerley-B lines or pleural effusion. The ECG showed right axis deviation and right ventricular hypertrophy with ST–T changes ( Figure 2 ).[ahajournals.org] (b) Radiograph collimated to the left lower lobe helps confirm the presence of Kerley B lines (arrowheads). Figure 1b. PVOD in a 20-year-old man.[pubs.rsna.org]

  • Carcinomatosis

    B lines Thickening of the fissures Pleural effusions, especially laminar effusion The findings may be unilateral, which should alert you to the possibility of lymphangitic[learningradiology.com] When abnormal, the most common finding is a reticulonodular pattern, with thickening of the interlobular septa which may resemble Kerley B lines .[radiopaedia.org] When abnormal, the most common finding is a reticulonodular pattern, with thickening of the interlobular septa which may resemble Kerley B lines.[radiopaedia.org]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    When fluid leaks into the peripheral interlobular septa it is seen as Kerley B or septal lines.[radiologyassistant.nl] […] inhalation, causing rales on exam abdominal exam ascites hepatojugular reflex Imaging Chest radiograph findings pulmonary vascular congestion pleural effusion cardiomegaly Kerley-B[medbullets.com] B lines : visible horizontal interlobular septa caused by pulmonary edema Basilar edema Bilateral pleural effusions Sputum analysis : heart failure cells ( hemosiderin -containing[amboss.com]

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