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other than lungs what does a chest xray show you?

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Dr. Joseph Maklansky
23 years experience Radiology
X-ray: It can show the bones of the chest , the size of the heart and pulmonary vessels, aorta and possible lymphadenopathy to name a few. It can also show a hiatal hernia or possible dilated esophagus or enlarged thyroid.
Answered on Sep 6, 2018
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