Flashcards in Radiology Deck (7)
When should a chest X-ray be requested?
• Shortness of breath
• Acute chest pain
• Investigation for malignancy • Following severe trauma
• Chronic lung diseases
• Pleural diseases
What is a sign of lower lobe right lung pathology?
Loss of the heart border
Underexposed X-ray will appear what brightness?
Overexposed X-ray will appear what brightness?
How can a distinction be made between AP and PA?
Diaphragm will be lower in PA
Which is used more commonly: PA or AP?