lung field


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lung field

The region in the body containing a lung. Often, 'lung field' refers to the section of a medical image (e.g., chest xray) that shows a lung.
See also: field
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To find out the pattern of distribution of tuberculosis and its incidence based on the lung fields in diabetic patients.
9% had involvement of both lung fields when compared to 23% who had only upper lung field involvement.
A stands for airway, which includes the trachea and main bronchi, B for bones of the chest, C for cardiac shadow, D for diaphragm, E for edges of the lung fields and F for fields of the lung.
One way to remove the scapulae from the lung field is to raise the arms above the patient's head.
On auscultation, severe wheezing and coarse rales were noted in whole lung fields.
Gross Right Pleural Effusion with Partial Collapse of underlying Lung Field.
A 57-year-old man with a history of chronic bronchitis under regular treatment, was referred to the chest surgery out-patient department for surgical consultation of the mass lesion in his right lower lung field.
Physical examination was unremarkable except for severely diminished breath sounds over the right lung field.
Physical examination revealed decreased breath sounds and a barely audible expiratory wheezing over the right lung field.
2) Additionally, the pulmonary blood vessels should be visualized out to the distal third of the peripheral lung field.
A three-way tap can be used to connect two stethoscope chest pieces, one over each lung field, to a single ear-piece or traditional stethoscope with two ear pieces.