Sono Atlas


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The patient had thyroidectomy for cancer and radioiodine therapy. On chest X-ray suspected small fluidothorax on the left. To exclude malignancy sent for pleural puncture.


The ultrasound examination found the presence of small fluidothorax, maximum size up to 1 cm. Pleural biopsy performed under ultrasonographic guidance. 15 ml of straw yellow effusion collected. Cytology serous reactive pleurisy, with no malignant cells.

























ChW - Chest Wall
Lien - Spleen
F - Fluidothorax
P - Pulmonary Parenchyma




  © MUDr. Rastislav Šimek, 2013

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X-ray and CT documentation used - Department of Imaging Methods, Tomas Bata Regional Hospital, JSC, Zlín.
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