Case illustrations plain films and CT Question

■ Name the structures labelled on these chest X-rays (Figs 1.5 and 1.6).

1. Trachea

2. Lung apex

3. Right para-tracheal stripe

4. Right hilum

5. Right atrium (not ventricle!)

6. Right costophrenic angle

7. Right cardiophrenic angle

8. Azygo-oesophageal stripe

9. Carina

10. Descending thoracic aorta

11. Gastric air bubble

12. Left ventricle

13. Left lower lobe pulmonary artery

14. Left upper lobe pulmonary vein

15. Aortic arch

Answer (Fig. 1.6)

1.

Trachea

2.

Aortopulmonary window

3.

Sternum

4.

Right ventricle

5.

Right hemidiaphragm

6.

Left hemidiaphragm

7.

Left ventricle

8.

Posterior recess of lung

9.

Left atrium

10.

Scapula

11.

Lung apex

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