Chest Wall and Pleura

  • Alan Daneman


For the purposes of description, the chest wall may be divided into its various components:
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    Superficial soft tissues, including skin, subcutaneous tissues, and muscle

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    Bones including ribs, sternum, scapulae, clavicles, and thoracic spine

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    Extrapleural tissues

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Chest Wall Curve Arrow Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma Aggressive Fibromatosis Plain Chest Radiograph 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Daneman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TorontoCanada
  2. 2.Division of Ultrasound and Body CT Department of RadiologyThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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