Normal trauma series x-rays

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Car accident.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Trauma Series

Trauma series radiographs in a normal weight young adult with no injury detected. Note how the lung vessels can be traced right out to the hemithorax periphery. This is best seen on the sharp algorithm chest radiograph, which is an image processing method that can help in identification of pneumothoraces.     

Case Discussion

Trauma series radiographs in a normal weight young adult with no injury detected. 

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Case information

rID: 31566
Published: 16th Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest, Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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