Monday, July 29, 2013

No Man is an Island

Challenge: What are we looking at?

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2 comments:

sibogox said...

Bilateral hemothorax?

Craig Chen said...

interesting thought!
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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.