Items tagged “cxr”

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Azygo-esophageal recess deviation

The azygoesophageal recess (AER) is formed by the interface between the right lung and the mediastinal reflection of the azygos vein and oesphagus. The line has a variable appearance: in its upper third, it deviates to the right, where it may either be straight or concave relative to the right ...
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Chest radiograph assessment using ABCDEFGHI

ABCDEFGHI can be used to guide a systematic interpretation of chest x-rays. Assessment of quality / Airway The quality of the image can be assessed using the mnemonic PIER: position: is this a supine AP file? PA? Lateral? inspiration: count the posterior ribs. You should see 10 to 11 ribs wi...
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Pneumonia - right upper lobe

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Oct 2009
69% complete
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Left lower lobe collapse

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Oct 2009
75% complete
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Pneumomediastinum from ingested fish bone

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Angela Byrne
Published 13 Jan 2010
75% complete
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Normal chest x-ray

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Jan 2010
29% complete
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Thoracoplasty

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Jan 2010
88% complete
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Cystic fibrosis and left upper lobe collapse

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Jan 2010
73% complete
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Normal contours of the cardiomediastinum on chest radiography

A detailed understanding of the structures that make up the normal contours of the heart and mediastinum (cardiomediastinal contour) on chest radiography is essential if abnormalities are to be detected.  Frontal view (PA/AP) Right cardiomediastinal contour From superior to inferior: right p...
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - with marked hyperinflation

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Feb 2010
85% complete
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Pulmonary tuberculosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 18 Feb 2010
72% complete
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Normal anterior bronchus shadows

Normal anterior b...
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 02 Mar 2010
32% complete
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Left sided superior vena cava

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 12 Mar 2010
75% complete
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Normal position of diaphragms on chest radiography

As a result of the heart and sub-diaphragmatic organs, the hemidiaphragms are not at the same level on frontal erect inspiratory chest radiographs, but are usually within one rib intercostal space height (~2 cm) of each other. The left hemidiaphragm is usually lower than the right.  If the left...
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Pneumocystis pneumonia

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 Mar 2010
60% complete
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Measurements of hyperinflation of the lungs

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 23 Mar 2010
32% complete
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Flattening of the diaphragm

Flattening of the diaphragm is the most sensitive sign on chest radiographs for the presence of hyperinflation of the lungs, usually due to emphysema 1-2. The normal dome of each hemidiaphragm should rise at least 1.5 cm above a line connecting the costophrenic angle posteriorly and sternophren...
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Small-cell lung cancer - right upper lobe collapse

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 17 Aug 2010
75% complete
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Golden S sign

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 Aug 2010
91% complete
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Golden S sign

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 21 Aug 2010
60% complete
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