Items tagged “chest x-ray”

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Azygo-esophageal recess

The azygo-esophageal recess (AER), also known as the azygo-esophageal line or interface, is a prevertebral space formed by the interface of the posteromedial segments of the right lower lobe and the azygos vein and esophagus 1-3. The azygo-esophageal recess extends from the azygos arch to the ao...
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Anterior and posterior junctional lines (chest x-ray)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Henry Knipe
Published 24 Oct 2013
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Azygo-esophageal recess (chest x-ray)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Henry Knipe
Published 29 Oct 2013
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Big rib sign

The big rib sign is a sign to differentiate right and left ribs on lateral chest radiographs.  It exploits a technique of magnification differences on lateral projections between right and left ribs. For example, on right lateral projections the left ribs appear larger than right ribs.  This s...
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Coin lesion (lung)

A coin lesion refers to a round or oval, well-circumscribed solitary pulmonary lesion. It is usually 1-5 cm in diameter and calcification may or may not be present 1,3. Typically but not always the patient is asymptomatic 1.  Differential diagnosis The differential diagnosis for such lesions i...
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Nipple shadows

Nipple shadows refer to the silhouettes of the nipples on frontal chest radiographs, which may mimic solitary pulmonary nodules (SPNs). Epidemiology Nipple shadows are apparent on ~7.5% (range 3.5-11%) of frontal chest x-rays 1. Pathology It has been proposed by Miller et al. that solitary p...
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Superior cavoatrial junction

The superior cavoatrial junction (SCAJ), generally referred to as simply the cavoatrial junction (CAJ), is the junction of the right lateral border of the superior vena cava (SVC) and the superior border of the right atrium. It is an important landmark to recognize because it marks an optimum s...
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Cavo-atrial junction (chest x-ray)

  Diagnosis not applicable
Henry Knipe
Published 24 Jun 2014
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Mitral valve replacement

  Diagnosis almost certain
Henry Knipe
Published 26 Jun 2014
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Inferior pulmonary ligament

The inferior pulmonary ligament (or just the pulmonary ligament) is a normal anatomical structure that is often seen on chest x-ray and CT chest.  Gross anatomy The inferior pulmonary ligament is a fused triangular-shaped sheet of parietal and visceral pleura that extends from the hilum to the...
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Aortic valve replacement

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 27 Jun 2014
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Malpositioned nasogastric tube in the distal esophagus

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 02 Jul 2014
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Emphysema on chest x-ray

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 16 Jul 2014
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Hiatus and Bochdalek hernias

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 31 Jul 2014
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Subpulmonic effusion

Subpulmonic effusions (also known as subpulmonary effusions) are pleural effusions that can be seen only on an erect projection. Rather than layering laterally and blunting of the costophrenic angle, the pleural fluid lies almost exclusively between the lung base and the diaphragm. Radiographic...
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Sickle cell disease

  Diagnosis almost certain
Andrew Ho
Published 15 Aug 2014
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Atrial septal defect

  Diagnosis certain
RMH Core Conditions
Published 26 Feb 2015
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Chest x-ray in normal pregnancy

  Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 06 May 2015
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Ivor Lewis procedure

  Diagnosis almost certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 May 2016
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Vertebra plana

  Diagnosis almost certain
Henry Knipe
Published 03 May 2016
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