Iatrogenic dense hemithorax
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This is an iatrogenic cause for dense hemithorax, patient came for a contrast ct head and the contrast was injected through the central line and it ended up in patients pleural cavity due to the abnormally placed central line.
Credits : Dr Pramod Shaha Prof
In the case the opaque hemithorax is caused due to the contrast media which was injected ended up in the left pleural cavity due to the abnormal placement of the central venous line.
As evident the homogenous opacity of the contrast media is denser than bone which is generally not seen in the usual causes of a white out lung