Pleural effusion (ultrasonography)

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis certain


Right chest pain, cough, fever.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Obliteration of the right costophrenic angle, ill-defined area of opacification in right lower zone, bronchovascular signs.


Same patient showed basal pleural effusion by ultrasound.

Case Discussion

The appearance of minimal pleural effusion on plain x-ray and ultrasound.

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