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Chapter 1:
Introduction 1
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Chapter 2:
The normal CXR
Technique
Lateral
Anatomy
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Chapter 3:
How to read a CXR
The silhouette sign
Suggested scheme for reading a frontal CXR
Review areas
Pitfalls
Buttons
ECG tabs
Hair braids
Film/screen artefacts
Film kinking during processing
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Chapter 4:
Pattern recognition
Collapse
Consolidation
Ground glass opacity
Masses
Nodules
Lines
Cavities
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Chapter 5:
Abnormalities of the thoracic cage and chest wall
Pectus excavatum
Kyphosis
Tumours in bone
Cutaneous nodules
Soft tissue asymmetry
Sickle cell disease
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Chapter 6:
Lung tumours
CXR features of malignant tumours
CXR features of benign tumours
Bronchal carcinoma
Non-mass like tumours
Pleural tumours
The solitary pulmonary nodule
Further imaging
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Chapter 7:
Pneumonias
Bacterial pneumonia
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Chapter 8:
Chronic airways disease
Asthma
Chronic bronchitis
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis

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Chapter 9:
Diffuse lung disease
Fibrosis
Lymphangitis carcinomatosa
LAM
LCH
Pulmonary sarcoid
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP)
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Chapter 10:
Pleural disease
Pneumothorax
Effusion
Empyema
Haemothorax
Pleural calcification
Mesothelioma
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Chapter 11:
Left heart failure
Cardiomegally
Interstitial oedema
Blood diversion
Consolidation
Septal lines
Effusions
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Chapter 12:
Cardiac
Coarctation of the aorta
Fallot’s tetralogy
Cardiomegally
Pericardial effusion
Pericardial calcification
Ventricular aneurysm
Aortic aneurysm
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Chapter 13:
Pulmonary embolic disease
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Chapter 14:
Mediastinal disease
Mediastinal tumours
Hilar masses
Lymphadenopathy
Mediastinal haemorrhage
Mediastinal abscess
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Chapter 15:
Trauma
Further reading
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