Chest X-ray Abnormalities
Tutorial conclusion

Tutorial key points

  • Knowledge of anatomy will help you diagnose disease
  • A systematic approach to viewing chest X-rays is essential
  • Some anatomical structures are only visible when abnormal
  • The structures discussed in this tutorial should be checked on every chest X-ray you interpret

This tutorial has systematically taken you through the important structures of the chest. You should always check these structures carefully when looking at a chest X-ray.

There are more examples of chest X-ray abnormalities available in the galleries section.

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Last reviewed: July 2019