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I get an em question of the day to my email. this is today's:



The main value of chest X-ray in the assessment of patients with symptoms suggestive of a pulmonary embolism is to help exclude other causes of the presentation. However, there are a few signs seen that are suggestive of PE. Name them (3).

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Fleischner� sign - a prominent central pulmonary artery due to its distension by a large embolism; Westermark sign - area of oligemia distal to the embolism; Hampton� hump - a pleural-based wedge-shaped consolidation (JEM, Vol. 42, pg. 698).

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