From the case: Traumatic pneumothorax

X-ray
In the erect proj...
Frontal erect
In the erect projection note the difference: a large pneumothorax , probably in tension
Modality: X-ray (Frontal erect)

- “ Traumatic pneumothorax is caused by penetrating or blunt trauma to the chest and refers to a collection of air in the pleural space resulting in ...”

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  • Pneumothorax - “ Pneumothorax (PTX) (plural: pneumothoraces) refers to the presence of gas (air) in the pleural space. When this collection of gas is constantly en...”

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