Cardiothoracic Imaging
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Atelectasis, right middle lobe, with bronchiectasis

Lateral radiograph
Follow-up radiograph


This radiograph displays much more subtle right middle lobe abnormality consisting of bronchiectasis and localized atelectasis. The radiographic abnormality is more readily identified in the lateral view CT scan with high resolution which readily defines the local area of abnormality.

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