A 16 year old woman presents with pleuritic chest pain and a slight sensation of dyspnoea. What does this ultrasound show?
A 47 year old man falls 4m onto a wall, hitting his left chest wall. He is complaining of chest pain and you wonder whether there is a pneumothorax. Describe and interpret these scans
Spontaneous – primary (no disease) and secondary (underlying lung disease) Traumatic - non-iatrogenic and iatrogenic (barotrauma and procedure related)
A 32 year old man presents with a 4 day history of increasing right sided chest pain and associated shortness of breath.
A 31 year old male presents after what is thought to be a superficial penetrating chest wound. You perform an ultrasound. What does this show?
In the presence of a pneumothorax the visceral and parietal pleural surfaces are separated. The point at which these two surfaces meet is known as the lung point
A pneumothorax, an abnormal collection of gas in the pleural space, separating the parietal pleura of the chest wall from the visceral pleura of the lung.
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?
A Q&A approach to the recognition and management of life-threatening chest injuries in the major trauma patient.
A 51 year old man admitted with a sudden onset of significantly worse dyspnoea. bilateral spontaneous secondary pneumothorax