A 27-year-old female asked:
what does it mean when "the costophrenic sulci are sharp" on chest xray?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Richard Sheppeck answered
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Normal chest: This refers ro the junction between the diaphragm and the ribs...A common place where fluid accumulates...Normally there is no free fluid within the chest and therefore this angle is sharp and clearly defined on chest x-ray...Good news!
Answered on Aug 12, 2020
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