Immigration chest

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

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Routine immigration chest

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Soft tissue density projected over the right upper lobe.

The density disappears when the patient ties up her large braid.

Case Discussion

If you routinely add nipple markers to immigration chests, it saves unnecessary recalls for pesky nipple shadows. These studies are done at the client's expense and they invariably have to take time off work to get the repeat.

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Case Information

rID: 22457
Case created: 1st Apr 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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