Lateralisation of the diaphragmatic apex - subpulmonic effusion

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Lateralization of the diaphragm apex at the right side compatible with right sided subpulmonic effusion

Case Discussion

Lateralization of the diaphragm apex at the right side compatible with right sided subpulmonic effusion.
This is not true elevation of diaphragm but pleural fluid collection between lung base and diaphragm.

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Case information

rID: 22165
Case created: 16th Mar 2013
Last edited: 19th Feb 2016
System: Chest
Tag: chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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