CT

CT Chest

Coronal lung window
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ When the underlying lung is abnormal, a pneumothorax is referred to as secondary spontaneous. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Pneumothorax - “ Pneumothorax refers to the presence of gas (air) in the pleural space. When this collection of gas is constantly enlarging with resulting compress...”
  • Pulmonary emphysema - “ Pulmonary emphysema is defined as the "abnormal permanent enlargement of the airspaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destructi...”
  • Pulmonary bullae - “ Pulmonary bullae are focal regions of emphysema with no discernible wall which measure more than 1 cm in diameter 1-2. Some use the term pulmonary...”

View full size version of Secondary spontaneous pneumothorax

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.