Chest radiograph unknown 9
Publication Date: 2009-09-09
This is a PA chest x-ray viewed in the normal orientation. Ignore the EKG leads that are on the patient. There are two main findings here. One is a dilated esophagus. The other is a congenital abnormality.
- Can you identify this patient's congenital abnormality?Tetraology of fallot
Incorrect. This is a good guess since you are thinking about the correct organ system. Try again.Cardiomegaly
Incorrect. The heart is of normal size in this patient. Cardiomegaly is rarely a congenital finding. Try again.Dextrocardia
Correct! This patient has his heart on the right side of his body. This is a congenital abnormality.Congenital absence of the scapulae
Incorrect. The scapulae are both visible on this chest x-ray. Try again.