Hydropneumothorax: detection on supine radiographs.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Hydropneumothorax may be diagnosed on a supine radiograph by recognition of a pleural line with increased density lateral to it in the pleural space. Recognition of this condition may have implications for therapeutic chest tube placement.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Onik, G; Goodman, PC; Webb, WR; Brasch, RC

Published Date

  • July 1984

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 152 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 31 - 34

PubMed ID

  • 6729134

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.152.1.6729134


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States