Aortic Dissection on Plain Film and CT Scan Aortic Dissection on Plain Film and CT Scan

Findings: The CXR demonstrates a widened mediastinum. The CT demonstrates the intimal flap in the ascending and descending...

Chest: Bronchiectasis on CT Chest: Bronchiectasis on CT

Findings: There are dilated, non-tapering bronchi.   Discussion: Bronchiectasis is defined as irreversible...

Esophageal Adenocarcinoma on CT Scans Esophageal Adenocarcinoma on CT Scans

Findings: The CT scans demonstrate an esophageal mass obstructing the mid esophagus with a markedly dilated gas-filled...

Left pneumothorax producing deep sulcus sign on supine views Left pneumothorax producing deep sulcus sign on supine views

Findings: A pneumothorax is air between the visceral and parietal pleura. Air is lucent (jet black) on plain film. A...

Pancoast Tumor on Plain Film Pancoast Tumor on Plain Film

Findings: There is a large, well-defined, right, apical opacity.   Discussion: On biopsy this proved to be lung...

Pulmonary AVM on CXR and CT and Pulmonary Angiograms Pulmonary AVM on CXR and CT and Pulmonary Angiograms

Findings: The CXR demonstrates a dilated pulmonary artery leading to a three centimeter opacity superimposed over the right...

Aorta: Intramural Hematoma with Stent Graft on CT Scans Aorta: Intramural Hematoma with Stent Graft on CT Scans

Findings: There is a stent graft in the descending aorta. There is surrounding intramural hematoma (IMH). The distal stent...

Chest Tube: Appropriate Placement of a Chest Tube Chest Tube: Appropriate Placement of a Chest Tube

Findings: The pneumothorax is no longer evident i.e. the chest tube successfully treated the pneumothorax. The tip is in the...

Endotrachial Tube: Misplaced ETT down Right Mainstem Bronchus on CXR Endotrachial Tube: Misplaced ETT down Right Mainstem Bronchus on CXR

Findings: The radiograph demonstrates the endotrachial tube in the right mainstem bronchus The right lung is hyperinflated...

Left pleural effusion on upright and decubitus views Left pleural effusion on upright and decubitus views

Findings: Pleural effrusion is fluid between the visceral and parietal pleura. Fluid is soft tissue desnity (light gray) on...

 
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