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Situs inversus Chest- When your organs, in this case the heart is reversed- Dextrocardia.... I've only seen this once in my career, on a portable CXR-really had to question my marker placement lol.

Situs inversus Chest- When your organs, in this case the heart is reversed- Dextrocardia.... I've only seen this once in my career, on a portable CXR-really had to question my marker placement lol.

Hydropneumothorax: Clips at the left hilum in keeping with a recent pneumonectomy. Air-fluid level in the mid left thoracic cavity, in keeping with a hydropneumothorax.

Hydropneumothorax: Clips at the left hilum in keeping with a recent pneumonectomy. Air-fluid level in the mid left thoracic cavity, in keeping with a hydropneumothorax.

Congenital pulmonary airway malformations (CPAM) are multicystic masses of segmental lung tissue with abnormal bronchial proliferation. CPAMs are considered part of the spectrum of bronchopulmonary foregut malformations.  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/congenital-pulmonary-airway-malformation

Congenital pulmonary airway malformations (CPAM) are multicystic masses of segmental lung tissue with abnormal bronchial proliferation. CPAMs are considered part of the spectrum of bronchopulmonary foregut malformations. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/congenital-pulmonary-airway-malformation

Pneumothorax due to rib fractures | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org

Pneumothorax due to rib fractures | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org

A must not miss.  Finals film.  A tension pneumothorax requires recognition and rapid decompression. Even if all you perform is a needle thoracostomy (e.g. 14G intravenous cannula) inserted in the 2nd intercostal space in the midclavicular line you will save a life as you gain valuable time, before a larger underwater drain can be inserted.  http://radiopaedia.org/cases/tension-pneumothorax-17

A must not miss. Finals film. A tension pneumothorax requires recognition and rapid decompression. Even if all you perform is a needle thoracostomy (e.g. 14G intravenous cannula) inserted in the 2nd intercostal space in the midclavicular line you will save a life as you gain valuable time, before a larger underwater drain can be inserted. http://radiopaedia.org/cases/tension-pneumothorax-17

Pleural effusion tends to be used as a catch-all term denoting a collection of fluid within the pleural cavity.   Chest x-rays are the most commonly used examination to assess for presence of a pleural effusion, however it should be noted that on a routine erect chest x-ray as much as 250-600ml of fluid is required before it becomes evident.  Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pleural-effusion

Pleural effusion tends to be used as a catch-all term denoting a collection of fluid within the pleural cavity. Chest x-rays are the most commonly used examination to assess for presence of a pleural effusion, however it should be noted that on a routine erect chest x-ray as much as 250-600ml of fluid is required before it becomes evident. Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pleural-effusion

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