The affected hemithorax
is often reduced in size due to persistent negative pressures.
Ultrasonographic Findings: Fetal parts were observed in the left hemithorax
on ultrasonography performed through intercostal spaces.
Thoracic ultrasound showed alarge fluid collection of the left hemithorax
The current approach according to the recommendations of the International Liaison Committee on Lung Ultrasound for the International Consensus Conference on Lung Ultrasound in 2012 is to divide the hemithorax
into four quadrants (Fig.
There are 28 chapters treating the recognition of, inter alia, normal anatomy, airspace versus interstitial lung disease, opacified hemithorax
, atelectasis, pleural effusion, bone density, fractures, intracranial pathology, pediatric diseases.
A CT revealed not only a giant mass, but also bilateral metastasis of the hemithorax
and left pleural effusion.
Chest computed tomography scan showed right hilar lymphadenopathy and local plural thickening in posterior part of left hemithorax
sup] Here, we report a case of HHT, who was diagnosed of PAVM in his right hemithorax
, and was treated by thoracoscopic wedge resection.
Chest radiograph showed small right hemithorax
with ipsilateral mediastinal shift.
In a short time, supra-atmospheric pressure develops in the pleural space, collapsing the lung on the affected side (ipsilateral lung), and forcing the mediastinum to shift to the opposite hemithorax
The forelimb of the investigated hemithorax
was slightly pulled forward during investigation.
The CT scan showed a 15cm, partially calcified, cystic mass in the right lower hemithorax
consistent with empyema.