decubitus radiograph

de·cu·bi·tus ra·di·o·graph

a radiograph of a recumbent subject on his side, made in the frontal projection with a horizontal x-ray beam.
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(19,25) Lateral decubitus radiograph with the affected side down is the more sensible view to identify an effusion of 5 to 15 ml.
Hence, a left lateral decubitus radiograph would accentuate a pneumothorax on the right side of the patient.
Erect chest or lateral decubitus radiographs and abdominal ultrasound were carried out.
If PTX is suspected but not definite on supine CXR, then upright, expiratory, or bilateral decubitus radiographs should be obtained (Figure 7).