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Adult chest radiograph pathology checklist

Dr Dai Roberts and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The adult chest radiograph pathology checklist is just a pathology checklist of things not to miss when reviewing a chest radiograph, especially in the exam setting.

  • standard review areas
    • apices
    • retrocardiac area
    • hilar regions
    • below the diaphragm
    • right descending pulmonary artery (like a little finger)

Easily missed pathology

Run through the areas of the chest radiograph in order and think of pathology that you need to actively check for.  It's not going to just out an hit you in the face.

Pulmonary
Pleural
Mediastinal
Chest wall
Other

Article information

rID: 16956
System: Chest
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