Modality: Ultrasound

- “ Example of the lung point sign which is a highly specific sign of pneumothorax on ultrasound.  Case courtesy of Dr Kylie Baker.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Pneumothorax (ultrasound) - “ Pneumothorax is a serious potential consequence of blunt thoracic trauma and, if misdiagnosed, it may quickly become life-threatening. For a disc...”
  • Bedside lung ultrasound in emergency (approach) - “ Bedside lung ultrasound in emergency (BLUE) is a basic point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) examination performed for undifferentiated respiratory fai...”
  • Lung point sign - “ The lung point sign is a highly specific ultrasound sign of pneumothorax. It involves visualizing the point where the visceral pleura (lung) begin...”

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