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Fig. 8 | Insights into Imaging

Fig. 8

From: Radiology in paediatric non-traumatic thoracic emergencies

Fig. 8

ad Cavitary necrosis in a neonate with Ebsteins anomaly and complications in the postoperative period after heart surgery. a Chest radiography shows a longstanding opacity of the entire left lung with gradual development of a large air bubble in the lower part. There were clinical signs of bacterial infection. b Ultrasound reveals a round, well-circumscribed, sub-pleural lesion containing air and fluid. c Contrast-enhanced CT in an axial plane shows an air fluid level and no enhancement of the peripheral rim and adjacent lung. d Chest radiography after ultrasound-guided drainage of the necrosis and bronchopleural fistula

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