Lordotic chest radiograph

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Chest pain and shortness of breath. Pneumothorax?

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female
X-ray

AP

Lordotic view.

The lungs are clear. 

Case Discussion

A lordotic view may be purposefully performed to assess the lung apices or be incidental in patients with difficulties gained optical positioning.

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Case information

rID: 56489
Case created: 4th Nov 2017
Last edited: 6th Nov 2017
System: Chest
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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