Abnormal soft tissues/bones
There is often a good view of the lung bases on a good quality abdominal X-ray. Occasionally patients with chest disease present with abdominal pain, particularly if the lung bases are involved.
- Check for pathology of the lung bases
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- This patient had pseudo-obstruction (note the dilated bowel) secondary to a left basal pneumonia
- The image shows consolidation and a loculated pleural effusion at the left lung base