CT

After intercostal drainage tube insertion

Axial lung window
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ A diagnosis of lung abscess was made on chest x-ray. A large bore intercostal drainage tube was inserted. During the procedure the tube migrated a...”

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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...”
  • Subcutaneous emphysema - “ Subcutaneous emphysema (or less correctly surgical emphysema), strictly speaking, refers to gas in the subcutaneous tissues. But the term is gener...”
  • Pneumopericardium - “ Pneumopericardium represents gas (usually air) within the pericardium, thus surrounding the heart.  Pathology Etiology Underlying causes includ...”

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