From the case: Marked hyperinflation

X-ray
PA
Modality: X-ray (PA)

- “ A good example of a patient with marked hyperinflation of the lungs. Note the increased retrosternal air space and flattening of the diaphragms.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Chest x-ray: breathing (summary) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior docto...”
  • Lung hyperinflation - “ Lung hyperinflation is a common feature of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is also linked to aging and other chroni...”

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