Left upper lobe c...
Left upper lobe collase Veil-like opacity over the left hemithorax
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ There is partial left upper lobe collapse.  The patient had a history of myeloma.  Lobar atelectasis was confirmed at CT, but no obstructing lesio...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Left upper lobe - “ The left upper lobe (LUL) is one of two lobes in the left lung. It is separated from the left lower lobe by the left oblique fissure and subdivide...”
  • 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...”
  • Left upper lobe collapse in the exam - “ Getting a film with left upper lobe collapse in the exam is one of the many exam set-pieces that can be prepared for. Description This frontal c...”
  • Lobar collapse (summary) - “ Lobar collapse is relatively common and occurs following obstruction of a bronchus. Gas is resorbed from the lung parenchyma distal to the obstruc...”
  • Chest x-ray: breathing (summary) - “ Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpfu...”

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