From the case: Marked hyperinflation

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:

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  • 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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