Juxtaphrenic peak sign

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu


Smoker now presenting with cough and chest pain

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Chest radiograph

Prominent bronchovascular markings are seen more in the right upper zone with linear and nodular radio opacities.

The right hilum is elevated and seen just above the level of its counterpart. 

Peaking of the right hemidiaphragm with a linear atelectatic band seen near the peak. 

Case Discussion

Tenting or peaking of right hemidiaphragm secondary to right upper lobe volume loss. 


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Case information

rID: 19542
Published: 22nd Sep 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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