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

- “ The pericardial fat pad sign is a nice but rare sign of pneumothorax on supine CXR. The pericardial fat displaces laterally as the lung is no long...”

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  • Pneumothorax in supine projection - “ A pneumothorax does not display classical signs when a patient is positioned supine for a chest radiograph. Instead, the pneumothorax may be demon...”
  • Pericardial fat tag sign (pneumothorax) - “ The pericardial fat tag sign is a sign of pneumothorax on supine CXR where the cardiac border has a lumpy contour. When gas is located in the ple...”

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