Katheryn Grumbach

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The efficacy of conventional chest X-ray (CXR) in comparison to chest computed tomography (CCT) in acutely injured blunt trauma patients was examined. Over a 21-month period, 50 patients underwent CXR and CCT according to a standard protocol, and their films and records were reviewed retrospectively. Hemo- and/or pneumothorax (HPTX) was noted in 12 patients(More)
This 27-year-old man had a routine radiological study of the chest in which an abnormality in the right upper hemithorax was identified. The patient was completely asymptomatic. Plain film and CT studies were performed (Figs. i and 2), showing an extrapleural tumor mass in the right upper hemithorax, arising from the posterior segment of the right third(More)
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