Bilateral hypertranslucent hemithoraces

Last revised by Daniel J Bell on 30 Aug 2022

Bilateral hypertranslucent hemithoraces is the presence of decreased density of the hemithoraces bilaterally on a plain chest radiograph. This hypertranslucency, a.k.a. hyperlucency, may be focal or diffuse 1

Also see unilateral hypertranslucent hemithorax


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