Normal chest radiograph (large BMI male)

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Heart size normal.

Lungs clear.  Normal mediastinal contours.

Case Discussion

An increasing number of the population has a BMI.  It is important to be familiar with the normal appearances of the chest radiograph in this patient group and the challenges it may present in interpretation.

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Case information

rID: 79596
Published: 1st Jul 2020
Last edited: 1st Jul 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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