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
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