Normal chest radiograph - female

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Medical fitness chest radiograph. Normal study.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
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 = Subdiaphragmatic 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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