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Pneumothorax on Wikiradiography

Pneumothorax on Wikiradiography

http://www.wikiradiography.com/page/Pneumothoraces

– introduction
– causes of pneumothorax
– pneumothorax
– chest x-ray
– inspiration vs expiration films
– erect vs supine films
– signs of supine pneumothorax
– positioning of a chest tube
– “If the drain is intended to drain pleural fluid, the drain holes should be positioned posteriorly within the pleural space. If the intercostal darin is inserted to re-expand a lung in a patient with pneumothorax, the drain should be anterior”
– chest tube x-ray
– lateral chest x-ray
– loculated pneumothorax
– CT scan of loculated pneumothorax
– false pneumothorax from skin folds
– pneumothorax vs bullae
– iatrogenic pneumothorax
– apical lordotic view

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