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How to Read a Chest Xray II : Pneumonia

How to Read a Chest Xray II : Pneumonia

 
 
Before Proceeding to How to Read Chest Xray of Pneumonia patient , read the sequential reading of chest Xray.
Terminologies:
RUZ- Right Upper Zone
RMZ- Right Middle Zone
RLZ- Right Lower Zone
CP angle- Costophrenic Angle
Air Bronchogram- air-filled bronchi (dark) being made visible by the opacification of surrounding alveoli (grey/white)
1. Pneumonia Lobar consolidation – usually Streptococcal pathology
These are  PA film of RMZ pneumonia.
 

Features of Pneumonia are-

Normal …

Internet and Patient Awareness

Internet and Patient Awareness

Internet is the richest source of information and the most vast as well in the existing world. There is almost no word or phrase that is not found in the Search. People have become well informed of their state of health and of course their disease.

There are plenty of quality health websites with informations made as simple as that, anyone …

How to Read a Chest X-ray : Steps

How to Read a Chest X-ray : Steps

Reading Chest X-ray is a systematic and orderly way of interpreting Roentography of Chest. Describing it in various steps makes the Doctor or student, less likely to miss findings in the X-ray.
Moreover it is also a part of MBBS / Medical course curriculum for Students around the Globe both in Basic science and Clinical Sciences.
On all X-rays check the following:

Patient …

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