Mosaic Perfusion

Axial HRCT Image in a Patient with Pulmonary Hypertension

Bilateral Inhomogeneous Lung Opacity: Mosaic Perfusion

 

Mosaic perfusion is represented by areas of decreased attenuation representing vascular disease (obstruction, shunting), and areas of normal or increased lung attenuation representing a combination of contrasting normally perfused lung, pulmonary hemorrhage, and cholesterol deposition.

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