Chest X-Ray Interpretation for the Internist. Theresa Cuoco, MD Medical University of South Carolina February 22, 2012. Disclaimer: I am NOT a radiologist!. Why do we need to know?. To direct care while awaiting an “official read” Low level radiation for the patient
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Theresa Cuoco, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
February 22, 2012
Any indications for an expiratory film?
Where is the silhouette sign?
Minor fissure is elevated – RUL partially collapsed
Heart has moved to right and silhouette sign of right diaphragm – indicated RLL collapse