Abnormal Chest X-ray Test Many abnormalities could be detected on a chest X-ray test.

Abnormal Chest X-ray Test Many abnormalities could be detected on a chest X-ray test. Common abnormalities noticed on a upper body X-ray test include: pneumonia ; abscess in the lung ; liquid collection between your lung and the chest wall appearing whiter than the lungs and making the sharpened lung borders on the film even more hazy ; pulmonary edema seen as diffuse haziness on the lung areas ; enlarged center size ; damaged ribs or arm bones ; broken vertebrae or vertebral fractures; dislocated shoulders; lung cancer or additional lung masses ; cavities in the lungs or cavitary lung lesions ; abnormal presence of atmosphere between the chest wall structure and the lung creating a definite black shadow between the border of the lung tissue and the within border of the chest wall ; hiatal hernia ; and aortic aneurysm .Study Sites Through September 14 The study was conducted from March 9, 2004, at seven study centers: four in the United Kingdom and something each in Ireland, France, and Israel. The U.K. And Irish centers are small, dedicated clinical-research sites; the centers in France and Israel are local medical center departments. Study Patients Patients were recruited from the grouped community through advertising or outreach by nurses. Initial contact with a prospective home consisted of a phone response to an advertisement or get in touch with by outreach nurses during home visits.

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