Anterior Mediastinal Masses: Thymic Carcinoma with Pleural Effusion on CT Scan Anterior Mediastinal Masses: Thymic Carcinoma with Pleural Effusion on CT Scan

Findings: There is a large inhomogeneous lobular anterior mediastinal mass. There is a right pleural effusion. There is...

Chest: Empyema on Plain Film Chest: Empyema on Plain Film

Findings: Presentation CXR: Right posterior pleural-based opacity. Post-drainage CXR: Marked decrease in fluid collection...

Hemothorax on CT Scans Hemothorax on CT Scans

Findings: The CT shows an effusion with relatively high attenuation; hemorrhage has an attenuation exceeding 35 Hounsfield...

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...

Calcified pleural plaques and diaphragm Calcified pleural plaques and diaphragm

Findings: Calcium is dense white on plain film. There are areas of calcification along the pleura and hemidiapragms. These...

Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura on Plain Films and CT Scan Fibrous Tumor of the Pleura on Plain Films and CT Scan

Findings: The CXR and CT are compatible with a mass arising from the apical pleura and projecting into the right upper lobe....

Left inferior pneumothorax Left inferior pneumothorax

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

Lung Laceration and Pneumothorax on CT Scans Lung Laceration and Pneumothorax on CT Scans

Findings: This patient received a stab wound to the left chest. The CT scans demonstrate the resultant subcutaneous...

Malignant Mesothelioma on CT Scan Malignant Mesothelioma on CT Scan

Findings: The CT demonstrates right circumferential pleural thickening with nodulation. The mediastinum is shifted to the...

Pneumothorax vs. skin fold Pneumothorax vs. skin fold

Findings: A pneumothorax presents as a white visceral pleural line with black on either side and absent peripheral lung...

 
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