[az_accordion_section] [accordion title=”History” id=”acc-1″]Elderly Female with significant cardiac history presenting with acute breathlessness.
Review the CXR in conjunction with the lung ultrasound images to develop your diagnosis.[/accordion] [accordion title=”CXR” id=”acc-2″] [az_lightbox_image_sh image_url=”https://intensivecarenetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/CXR.png” thumb_width=”600″ title=”” gallery_name=”” class=””][/accordion] [accordion title=”Ultrasound” id=”acc-3″]
[/accordion] [accordion title=”Answer” id=”acc-4″]Straightfoward APO – Interesting that the CXR shows subtle signs of CCF, whereas the LUS set shows several areas of confluent B lines, suggesting severe disease. This illustrates that LUS demonstrates the intra-alveolar portion of the APO better, where the CXR shows the interstitial/lymphatic thickening.[/accordion] [accordion title=”Further Resources” id=”acc-5″]