The frontal chest x-ray shows a large area of lucency involving the right lung. There is an associated small right pleural effusion and atelectasis involving the right upper lobe. Other findings include horizontally placed ribs and a hyper-expanded left lung … Continue reading
The following chest x-ray is from a 60 year old with right sided chest pain and dyspnoea. What can be seen?Answer will be posted in a few days.
The chest x-ray shows a C-shaped ring in the middle of the cardiac shadow; this is due to mitral annular calcification. Mitral annular calcification is a condition seen in the elderly. It may lead to mild mitral regurgitation, but is … Continue reading