Mirrored Ribs: A Sign for Pneumothorax in Neonates*

Conclusions: The occurrence of “mirrored ribs” in lung ultrasound in combination with absence of lung sliding, absence of B-lines and lung point might facilitate the rapid recognition of pneumothorax in neonates.
Source: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Category: Pediatrics Tags: Online Brief Reports Source Type: research

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Source: Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
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