Image of the Week: Cardiomegaly - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Cardiomegaly

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This patient had pericarditis with a massive pericardial effusion. Pericardial effusions can be identified on chest x-rays by their smooth, symmetrically enlarged silhouette.

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The plump and saggy appearance of a full pericardium is sometimes called the water bottle sign.To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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The plump and saggy appearance of a full pericardium is sometimes called the water bottle sign.

To see more cases like this, visit Figure 1.

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