What's the Diagnosis? By Dr. Lynn Manganiello

A 70 yo presents to your ED intubated by medics. The patient was reportedly having worsening respiratory distress, was trialed on CPAP but failed, ultimately requiring intubation prior to ED arrival. A stat portable CXR is done and shown below. What's the diagnosis?  (scroll down for answer)





Answer: Complete opacification of R hemithorax

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