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RADIOLOGY: VASCULAR: Case# 40: CENTRAL PTE, EMPYEMA. 76-year-old female S/P right lower lobe resection for stage II non-small cell carcinoma of the lung. 1) Chronic pulmonary embolism within the right pulmonary artery. 2) Persistence of air within the decreased right pleural fluid collection with adjacent retraction of inflamed esophagus raises the suspicion for esophageal pleural fistula.