The irregular diaphragmatic pleural interface: a novel sonographic sign facilitating the diagnosis of pneumonia.


Pneumonia, a disease that has been reported to be the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, has worsening mortality with delays in diagnosis. As the history and physical examination are excessively inaccurate in the diagnosis of pneumonia, we often rely on chest radiography to rule in or out disease. However, it is found to lack sufficient… (More)
DOI: 10.7863/ultra.34.6.1147

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