Chest x-ray abnormalities
This tutorial takes you through some abnormalities of the structures you learned about in the chest x-ray anatomy tutorial. Although specific diseases are mentioned, the aim of the tutorial is to introduce you to some key principles relating to a range of abnormalities, and to help you learn how to describe them.
Tutorial key points
- Knowledge of anatomy will help you diagnose disease
- A systematic approach to viewing chest x-rays is essential
- Some anatomical structures are only visible when abnormal
- The structures discussed in this tutorial should be checked on every chest x-ray you interpret