Copyright © 2009 [Gerald R. Aben, MD MSU Department of Radiology]. All rights reserved.
Revised: April 08, 2009
Top 10 Chest Pathologies

 

Congestive Heart Failure

 

Congestive failure as demonstrated by cardiomegaly and marked vascular congestion with dilated vessels well out into the lungs.
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The black arrows denote an area of thickening between the apparent superior surface of the diaphragm and the top of the stomach bubble.  The space between represents pleural effusion.