From the case: Pulmonary edema

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ A patient with classical features of pulmonary edema. Bat's wing appearance alveolar edema interstitial edema left pleural effusion upper lob...”

Used in the following article:

  • Bat wing opacities (lungs) - “ Bat's wing or butterfly pulmonary opacities refer to a pattern of bilateral perihilar shadowing. It is classically described on a frontal chest ra...”
  • Pulmonary edema - “ Pulmonary edema is a broad descriptive term and is usually defined as an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the extravascular compartments of the l...”
  • Pulmonary alveolar edema - “ Pulmonary alveolar edema is a particular pattern of pulmonary edema where most of fluid build up is into the alveolar spaces. The onset of alveola...”

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