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Pneumothorax, Anteromedial

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

Supine chest radiograph demonstrates increased lucency in the left hemithorax relative to the right, with some mediastinal shift to the right. No pleural line is demonstrated.

Pneumothorax, Anteromedial
Right lateral decubitus radiograph in the same patient demonstrates a pleural line in the left hemithorax, showing clearly the left pneumothorax

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