Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ The increased lucency between dense lung parenchyma and ribs on the left is known as the black pleura sign. The patient had a known history of pu...”

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  • Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis - “ Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) is a rare idiopathic condition characterised by widespread intra-alveolar deposition of spherical calcium ...”
  • Black pleura sign (lungs) - “ The black pleura sign is a feature described in pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis. It is seen as a strip of tangential peripheral lucency underlyi...”

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