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Atelectasis

  • Harjit SinghEmail author
  • Janet A Neutze
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Abstract

You will find few chest radiographic reports that do not include the term atelectasis. Atelectasis means incomplete lung expansion. This term is frequently tossed about and little thought is given to its significance.

Keywords

Chest Wall Chest Radiograph Left Lower Lobe Surfactant Production Mucous Plug 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pennsylvania State College of MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA
  2. 2.Pennsylvania State College of MedicinePenn State Hershey Medical CenterHersheyUSA

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