Identification of internal mammary lymph nodes: value of the frontal chest radiograph.


Journal Article

The article describes eight patients with enlarged internal mammary lymph nodes visualized on the frontal plain chest radiograph. Enlarged internal mammary lymph nodes cast shadows that initially may be mistaken for a mediastinal or pleural abnormality. Although the lateral film alone may suggest these nodes, the findings on the frontal film help lateralize the abnormality.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Patz, EF; Stark, P; Shaffer, K; Pugatch, RD

Published Date

  • 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 81 - 84

PubMed ID

  • 8418322

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8418322

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0883-5993


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States