Normal chest radiograph - female

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Medical fitness chest radiograph. Normal study.

Patient Data

Age: 23
Gender: Female
X-ray

This is a normal radiograph.

The anatomy of the chest radiograph ( young adult female ) is well illustrated.

Annotated image

Annotations of key anatomy:

CPA = COSTOPHRENIC ANGLE

BS = BREAST SHADOW

SDS = SUB DIAPHRAGMATIC SPACE

CP = CARDIOPHRENIC ANGLE

LV = LEFT VENTRICLE

RA = RIGHT ATRIUM

H = HILUM

C = CARINA

AK = AORTIC KNUCKLE

APW = AORTOPULMONARY WINDOW

PTL = PARATRACHEAL LINE

Case Discussion

Normal female chest radiograph with key anatomical markings illustrated.

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