Season 7 Case 35

Hx: Chest Pain

Season 7 Case 35

History: chest pain


Answer:

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Answer: Continuous diaphragm sign (pneumomediastinum)

You should NOT see the medial diaphragm normally because the heart sits on it. If you DO see it, it’s ABnormal. If the lucency is above the diaphragm, think pneumomediastinum. If below, pneumoperitoneum can be similar.

ref: https://radiopaedia.org/articles/continuous-diaphragm-sign?lang=us