A 29-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: x-ray of chest?
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Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Chest contents xray: A chest xray is used to get a look at the soft tissue inside the chest (heart, lungs, contents of the space in the middle) to determine pathology including the extent of infection, state of heart size and the possibility of tumors. It is quite standardized and a useful initial evaluation for those with breathing and other chest problems.
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Last updated Jan 11, 2013
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