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Pneumothorax

The following illustrates one case of a pneumothorax shown on supine CXR and confirmed by decubitis CXR, and one case of pneumoperitoneum confirmed on left side down decubitis view.



  

Supine CXR demonstrating a hyperlucent right heart border indicating a right anterior pneumothorax.

Right pneumothorax confirmed with a left decubitis CXR.

  

Supine CXR demonstrating hyperlucency over the anterior abdomen.

Left side down decubitis CXR confirms the free intraperitoneal air.

  


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