Season 8 Case 8

Season 8 Oct 8, 2019

History: chest pain

Can you name the sign and the diagnosis?

Case 8 Answer:  Fleischner sign and Knuckle sign of pulmonary embolism  

 ie an enlarged pulmonary artery assoc with PE or pulm hypertension.   “Knuckle” refers to abrupt cut-off of the pulm artery due to occlusion by clot. 




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