Despite recent technological advancement, plain x-rays are here to stay. We still do not know everything there is on a plain x-ray. Enjoy this moment - Dr Rahman Consultant Radiologist
Saturday, December 6, 2008
This patient is a 43 year old Indonesian migrant. He presented to the local GP with fever, night sweat and hemoptysis. CXR showed a 3.5cm pulmonary cavity with thick wall in the left upper zone. Subsequent tests confirmed its tuberculous origin.