Test Findings
 

Loss of Lung Markings

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Overview

    • Look For

    • A reduction in lung markings in an area where lung markings would be expected.
    • Causes of Reduced Lung Markings

    • Pneumothorax
    • Emphysematous bulla
    • Example

    • Loss of apical lung markings in a patient with right-sided pneumothorax
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      Loss of apical lung markings in a patient with right-sided pneumothorax
       
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