Case Author(s): Jeff Chesnut, D.O. and Farrokh Dedashti, M.D. , 5/21/99 . Rating: #D2, #Q4

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Brief history:

36 year old woman with Budd-Chiari syndrome who presents with ascites and pleural effusion.


Initial images over the abdomen were obtained.

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View second image(xr). An anterior portable chest radiograph is shown.

View third image(ps). An image over the abdomen and chest with a marker at the sternal notch is shown.

View fourth image(mm). A scintigram of the bandage covering the chest tube insertion is shown.

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