Bilateral pericardial fat tag signs
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Post cardiac surgery.
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Lines and tubes are appropriately positioned. Sternal wires intact.
Bilateral pericardial fat tags and lucency in the lower zones suggest the presence of bilateral pneumothoraces.
Increased density in the left hemithorax without consolidation is in keeping with a supine pleural effusion.
Bilateral pericardial fat tag signs.
Case courtesy of Dr Nivene Saad.