Cardiology X-ray Quiz – Cardiology MCQ

This chest X-ray is suggestive of:

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a) Primary pulmonary hypertension

b) Atrial septal defect with pulmonary hypertension

c) Ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension

d) Idiopathic dilatation of pulmonary artery

Correct answer: b) Atrial septal defect with pulmonary hypertension

End on view of dilated pulmonary artery branches suggest increased pulmonary blood flow as the cause of pulmonary hypertension. Right atrial enlargement is not seen in ventricular septal defect with pulmonary hypertension. Read more on multi-modality imaging in atrial septal defect…