38 y/o man in skate board accident
chest plain technique
Publication Date: 10 November 2003
This is a nice example of the value of an expiratory film to improve the conspicuity of a pneumothorax. The image below is the expiratory view with arrows showing the pleura. Also seen is an acute clavicular fracture on the right. No rib fractures are seen though there may be an occult one.