iceberg sign

A sharply demarcated radiopacity seen in plain films of the chest or abdomen that may be either sub- or supradiaphragmatic, which corresponds to a paravertebral tuberculosis abscess, aneurysm, esophagogastric lesion or the azygous continuation of the inferior vena cava

iceberg sign

Thoraco-abdominal sign Imaging A sharply-demarcated radiopacity seen in plain films of the chest or abdomen that may be either sub- or supradiaphragmatic, corresponding to a paravertebral TB abscess, aneurysm, esophagogastric lesion or the azygous continuation of the inferior vena cava.
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The New York Times and a few other mainstream papers picked up the story, but none of them interpreted it for what it is: a tip-of-the- iceberg sign of how unpopular Arafat, his US and Israeli partners and their peace have become-not just among the "Islamic enemies of peace" whom Bill Clinton sees around every corner, or the "Syrian agents" whom Arab clients of the United States love to blame for discordant noises, or "isolated" people like myself, but among ordinary Palestinians and their Arab counterparts.