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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Images Genevieve Carbonatto Shred sign – irregularity of pleural line. Small amount of pleural fluid. This indicates area if consolidation Clear triangular area “shred sign” at the level of the pleural line. Small amount of pleural fluid present. Fixed B lines from below the pleural line Left costophrenic angle – pleural fluid
Image Genevieve Carbonatto Collapsed lung looks like a solid organ . Hyperechoic foci are air bronchograms. Pleural fluid surrounds the lung.
Images Genevieve Carbonatto 1 week of fever and cough In left axilla, no fluid, fixed B lines, minimal lung sliding Posterior axillary line – pleural fluid, lung consolidation, fixed B lines from aerated lung just below consolidation CT scan: Left lung consolidation and pleural fluid