From the case: Westermark sign

System: Vascular
Section: Signs
Tag: pe
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ CTPA-proven pulmonary embolus (not shown). Westermark sign is a focal peripheral hyperlucency secondary to oligaemia, and is a sign of pulmonary e...”

Used in the following article:

  • Westermark sign - “ Westermark sign is a sign of pulmonary embolus seen on chest radiographs. It is one of several described signs of pulmonary embolus on chest radio...”

View full size version of Westermark sign

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.