A Phantom Opacity on Chest Radiograph

  • Diana Pinho dos Santos Internal Medicine Service, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, E.P.E., Portugal
  • Marlene Delgado Internal Medicine Service, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, E.P.E., Portugal
  • Adelino Carragoso Internal Medicine Service, Centro Hospitalar Tondela-Viseu, E.P.E., Portugal

Keywords

Pleural effusion, phantom tumour

Abstract

The authors present a case of phantom tumour of the lung. This is a type of pleural effusion where fluids accumulate in the interlobar fissures, typically in the transverse fissure. Its prompt recognition avoids additional, unnecessary or expensive examination and treatment mistakes.

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  • Published: 2020-07-09

    Issue: Vol 7 No 10 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Pinho dos Santos D, Delgado M, Carragoso A. A Phantom Opacity on Chest Radiograph. EJCRIM 2020;7 doi:10.12890/2020_001783.

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