Pediatric Septic Emboli

  • Etiology: hematogenous spread to pulmonary artery end arteries
  • Imaging: pulmonary nodules with fluffy margins + cavitation

Radiology Cases of Septic Emboli

CXR and CT of septic emboli in the lungs / septic pulmonary emboli
CXR AP (above) shows prominence of the central pulmonary arteries and multiple round lesions of varying size throughout both lungs which on the axial CT with contrast of the chest (below) are shown to have indistinct margins.