Monday, July 29, 2013

No Man is an Island

Challenge: What are we looking at?

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sibogox said...

Bilateral hemothorax?

Craig Chen said...

interesting thought!
No Man is an Island

The Rock of Gibraltar sign is characteristic of bilateral subpulmonic pleural effusions. The elevation of the lung bases with an abrupt drop-off laterally on the frontal view and posteriorly on the lateral view give an image similar to the limestone promontory off the Iberian peninsula.

Source: UpToDate.