Emphysema on chest x-ray

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Dyspnoea

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Male
X-ray

Lungs are hyperexpanded with flattened hemidiaphragms and increased retrosternal airspace. No focal consolidation. Normal cardiomediastinal contour. 

Case Discussion

The patient has a known history of COPD. 

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Case information

rID: 30405
Case created: 8th Aug 2014
Last edited: 28th May 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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