Lung ultrasound for pulmonary embolism

Images Edward Christian Text Genevieve Carbonatto A 65 year old man presents to the Emergency Department with a 1 week of cough and left sided chest pain. The pain is intermittent but worse at night when lying down. It is not exacerbated by activity. The patient  is experiencing shortness of breath when the chest pain Read more about Lung ultrasound for pulmonary embolism[…]

Lobar pneumonia

Images by Matthew Oliver 3 days of cough and sore throat. 2 days of headache, fever and anorexia. Chest Xray shows right upper lobe pneumonia Ultrasound shows lung consolidation. the consolidated area looks like solid tissue. The bright  hyperechoic areas are lung bronchograms. B lines due to interstitial fluid can be seen adjacent to the Read more about Lobar pneumonia[…]

Normal chest Xray small area of consolidation and small pleural effusion

Images by Genevieve Carbonatto This young man presented with a one week history of cough and a 2 day history of a very localised chest pain. His chest Xray films were unremarkable        His ultrasound was interesting Just at the point of his pain, there is a break in the pleural line suggesting Read more about Normal chest Xray small area of consolidation and small pleural effusion[…]