System: Chest
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cxr
Modality: Annotated image

- “ Junctional lines are the result of pleural reflections and are seen on 30-40% of chest x-rays.  ”

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  • Anterior junction line - “ The anterior junction (or junctional) line is a feature of frontal chest radiographs and chest CTs. It is a result of the parietal and visceral pl...”
  • Chest x-ray lines and stripes - “ Chest x-ray lines and stripes are important to recognize on chest radiographs.  Lines are usually less than 1 mm in width and are comprised of ti...”
  • Posterior junction line - “ The posterior junction (or junctional) line is formed by the apposition of the pleural surfaces of the posteromedial surfaces of the upper lobes o...”

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