Frontal chest x-ray

Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Lobar collapse is often not complete. This is due to either the presence of a degree of consolidation or an intrinsic abnormality of the underlyin...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Lobar lung collapse - “ Lobar collapse refers to the collapse of an entire lobe of the lung. As such it is a subtype of atelectasis (although collapse is not entirely syn...”
  • Lobar collapse (summary) - “ Lobar collapse is relatively common and occurs following obstruction of a bronchus. Gas is resorbed from the lung parenchyma distal to the obstruc...”
  • Atelectasis (summary) - “ Atelectasis describes loss of lung volume secondary to collapse. It has many causes, the root of which is bronchial obstruction with absorption of...”

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