Nipple markers

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Overseas worker medical fitness CXR.

Patient Data

Age: 38
Gender: Male

1cm nodule projected over the left 6th anterior rib. 

Recall and film repeated with nipple marker.   Nodule lies within the marker.

Radiographer also indicates asymmetry of nipples on direct inspection.

Case Discussion

Nipple markers can be useful in excluding a lung opacity.

Not everything needs a CT chest.

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Case information

rID: 45018
Case created: 12th May 2016
Last edited: 12th May 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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