Ultrasound visualization of a pleural adhesion

J Emerg Trauma Shock. 2015 Jul-Sep;8(3):167-8. doi: 10.4103/0974-2700.160731.


A group of multidisciplinary sonologists conduct weekly Intensive Care Unit (ICU) rounds consisting of ultrasound examinations on select patients recommended by the critical care staff. This image was acquired on a 51-year-old male in the ICU with known valve vegetations, and a pleural adhesion was incidentally discovered on ultrasound.

Keywords: Pleural effusion; thoracostomy; ultrasound.

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  • Case Reports