Patient with history of renal cell cancer getting follow up chest x rays for surveillance.
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Heart/Mediastinum: The cardiopericardial silhouette is normal in size. There is no mediastinal widening.
Lungs: There are no focal areas of consolidation within the chest.
Pleura: There are no pleural effusions.. There is no pneumothorax..
Bones: Osseous structures are showing prior Mumford procedure for right rotator cuff repair with osteotomy of the distal right clavicle.
Anterior cervical fusion surgery at 3 vertebral body levels are seen.
Soft tissues: The soft tissues are unremarkable.
Upper abdomen: Cholecystectomy clips.
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Important to see the surgical osteotomy changes and not call it a bony metastasis.
Chart review and lateral view helped with showing surgical clips in upper arm.
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