A tall and thin 18 year old male presents with pleuritic chest pain and mild shortness of breath. What does the ultrasound show? Lung point
43 year old male presents with left sided chest pain after a collision on the sporting field. What does the ultrasound show?
A 32 year old woman presents to hospital with right sided chest pain and shortness of breath after falling of her bicycle. What does the ultrasound show?
42 year old diabetic woman with left sided pleuritic chest pain. Mild fever and cough. Describe and interpret these scans
Comprehensive lung ultrasound examination involves the following steps: Thorough clinical assessment with integration of history, clinical findings and other investigations. This enables formulation of a differential diagnosis and allows more accurate interpretation of the ultrasound findings. Ultrasound examination of all accessible pleural surfaces and the adjacent lung. Echocardiography adds enormously but requires additional expertise. Where […]
A 22 year old male presents 1 week post football injury to his left upper quadrant. He complains of abdominal pain, presyncope on standing and is pale and tachycardic although maintaining a normal blood pressure.
35 year old male represents with shortness of breath 5 days after falling of his bicycle. His initial chest xray on day one had shown a tiny pneumothorax and several rib fractures.
72 year old man with a history of mesothelioma presents with increasing shortness of breath.