Case 8

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 70-year-old woman presented to A/E with a history of cough and breathlessness. She was previously a heavy smoker. A CXR was requested (Image 1).


Chest Wall Volume Loss Heavy Smoker Anterior Chest Wall Left Lower Lobe 
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Further Reading

  1.  Chapter 3 Basic patterns of lung disease. In Imaging of the Diseases of the Chest: Hansell, Armstrong, Lynch& Mc Adams. 4th ed. 2005 Elsevier Mosby

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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