Pneumothorax on expiratory radiograph

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Right chest pain ?pneumothroax

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Right sided spontaneous pneumothorax. Nice example of how expiratory images and sharp algorithm processing of chest x-rays can assist in the detection of pneumothorax. Inverting the image can also assist in some cases. 

Case Discussion

Nice example of how expiratory images and sharp algorithm processing of chest x-rays can assist in the detection of pneumothorax. 

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Case information

rID: 48365
Case created: 3rd Oct 2016
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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