Category Radiology
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Westermark sign

Nils Johan Hugo Westermark (1892 - 1980) was a Swedish radiologist. Westermark sign (1938) of relative oligemia on CXR in pulmonary embolism
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CXR eponyms in pulmonary embolism

Eponymythology associated with chest X-ray signs in pulmonary embolus and pulmonary infarction. We review related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology
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Nils Westermark

Nils Johan Hugo Westermark (1892 - 1980) was a Swedish radiologist. Westermark sign (1938) of relative oligemia on CXR in pulmonary embolism
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Palla sign

Palla sign (1983) right descending pulmonary artery enlargement and 'sausage-shaped' appearance as a potential sign of pulmonary embolism on chest XR