Hampton hump


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Hamp·ton hump

(hamp'tŏn),
a juxtapleural pulmonary soft tissue density on a chest radiograph, convex toward the hilum, usually at the costophrenic angle; described as a manifestation of pulmonary infarction, due to pulmonary embolism.

Hamp·ton hump

(hamp'tŏn hŭmp)
A juxtapleural pulmonary soft tissue density on a chest radiograph, convex toward the hilum, usually at the costophrenic angle; described as a manifestation of pulmonary infarction, due to pulmonary embolism.

Hampton,

Aubrey Otis, U.S. radiologist, 1900-1955.
Hampton hump - a juxtapleural pulmonary soft tissue density on a chest x-ray, described as a manifestation of pulmonary infarction.
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