Chest Radiograph

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Features are those of nonspecific bilateral airspace opacities, with differentials including pulmonary edema, infection, and pulmonary hemorrhage....”

Used in the following article:

  • 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...”
  • Non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema (mnemonic) - “ The causes of non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema can be recalled with the following mnemonic: NOT CARDIAC Mnemonic NOT CARDIAC N: near drowning ...”
  • Neurogenic pulmonary edema - “ Neurogenic pulmonary edema is an etiological subtype of non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema. The diagnosis of neurogenic pulmonary edema is based on ...”
  • 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...”

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