From the case: Luftsichel sign

Modality: X-ray
Luftsichel sign
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Luftsichel sign
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ The Luftsichel sign is due to hyperexpansion of superior segment of left lower lobe due to left upper lobe collapse, with insinuation of the expan...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Luftsichel sign (lungs) - “ The Luftsichel sign is seen in some cases of left upper lobe collapse and refers to the frontal chest radiographic appearance due to hyperinflatio...”
  • Left upper lobe collapse - “ Left upper lobe collapse has distinctive features but can be challenging to identify on chest radiographs by the uninitiated. For a general discu...”
  • Juxtaphrenic peak sign - “ The juxtaphrenic peak sign or diaphragmatic tenting refers to the peaked or tented appearance of a hemidiaphragm which can occur in the setting of...”

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