Not all abolished lung sliding are pneumothorax: the case of a particular lung atelectasis

ConclusionsLUS allowed the visualization of a particular and rare disease such as anthracosis-associated rounded atelectasis, thus leading to a more correct and faster patient management.
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research

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ConclusionsLUS allowed the visualization of a particular and rare disease such as anthracosis-associated rounded atelectasis, thus leading to a more correct and faster patient management.
Source: Journal of Ultrasound - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
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