Companion shadow: right scapula

Case contributed by Dr Mirna Al-Khouri

Patient Data

Age: 87
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is a shadow overlying the right hemithorax parallel to the right scapular medial border, this is likely to represent a companion shadow and is of no clinical significance. Dual chamber pacemaker in situ.

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Case information

rID: 44637
Case created: 29th Apr 2016
Last edited: 30th Apr 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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