Chest x-ray

System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Tag: stub
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ In the post operative setting collapse of parts of the lungs (especially the lower lobes) is relatively common due to formation of mucous plugs.  ”

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  • Left lower lobe collapse - “ Left lower lobe collapse has distinctive features, and can be readily identified on frontal chest radiographs, provided attention is paid to the n...”
  • Flat waist sign - “ The flat waist sign refers to flattening of the left heart border, specifically the contours of the aortic arch and adjacent pulmonary trunk. It i...”

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