Box 8.2Chest X-ray of Clinical Case 8.1

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This postero-anterior film shows overexpanded lung fields compatible with asthma and borderline cardiomegaly (the ratio of the radiological width of the cardiac shadow to that of the thorax is 0.5) and with upper lobe blood diversion (that reproduces poorly).

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From: Chapter 8, Cardiovascular and renal endocrinology

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Endocrinology: An Integrated Approach.
Nussey S, Whitehead S.
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