Lynn Manganiello, DO

What's the Diagnosis? By Dr. Lynn Manganiello

A 70 yo presents to your ED intubated by medics. The patient was reportedly having worsening respiratory distress, was trialed on CPAP but failed, ultimately requiring intubation prior to ED arrival. A stat portable CXR is done and shown below. What's the diagnosis?  (scroll down for answer)

 

 

 

 

Answer: Complete opacification of R hemithorax

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Back to Basics: Ocular Ultrasound Part 2

Last week, we learned the basics on how to perform an ocular ultrasound and what a normal eye looks like on ultrasound.  This week, we cover 5 eye pathologies that are easy to diagnose with use of ultrasound.

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