Supine Chest X-ray

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ A pneumothorax which would case only minimal problems in a 'normal' patient, can be life threatening when they are ventilated, as positive pressur...”

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  • Tension pneumothorax - “ Tension pneumothoraces occur when intrapleural air accumulates progressively in such a way as to exert positive pressure on mediastinal and intrat...”
  • Tension pneumothorax (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Tension pneumothoraces are pneumothoraces under pressure. If the pressure...”

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