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* Atelectasis and pleural effusion on CXR
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  anther0 - 09/09/18 22:25
 
  Can anyone tell me how to DDx the two conditions on a chest x-ray?
They are both unilateral opacifications.
Do I look for mediastinal shift, fluid lines or history (e.g. ventilation for atelectasis)?

Thanks!
 
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