Normal Chest X Ray Diagram. Tap on off image to show hide findings. This tutorial describes the important anatomical structures visible on a chest x ray.
Hover on off image to show hide findings. In fact every radiologst should be an expert in chest film reading. Note that the lower zones reach below the diaphragm dotted white line the lungs pass behind the dome of the diaphragm into the posterior sulcus of each hemithorax asterisks.
The chest x ray is the most frequently requested radiologic examination.
This tutorial describes the important anatomical structures visible on a chest x ray. This orthogonal view to a frontal chest radiograph may be performed as an adjunct in cases where there is diagnostic uncertainty. The interpretation of a chest film requires the understanding of basic principles. Standard x rays are performed with the patient standing facing an x ray film.