Chest x-ray

Alternative Names

Chest radiography; Serial chest x-ray; X-ray – chest

Definition of Chest x-ray

A chest x-ray is an of the chest, lungs, heart, large arteries, ribs, and diaphragm.


David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 8/13/2010

Aortic rupture, chest X-ray
Lung cancer, frontal chest X-ray
Adenocarcinoma - chest X-ray
Coal worker
Coccidioidomycosis - chest X-ray
Coal workers pneumoconiosis - stage II
Coal workers pneumoconiosis - stage II #2
Coal workers pneumoconiosis, complicated
Coal workers pneumoconiosis, complicated #2
Tuberculosis, advanced - chest X-rays
Pulmonary nodule - front view chest X-ray
Sarcoid, stage II - chest X-ray
Sarcoid, stage IV - chest X-ray
Pulmonary mass - side view chest X-ray
Bronchial cancer - chest X-ray
Lung nodule, right middle lobe - chest X-ray
Lung mass, right upper lung - chest X-ray
Lung nodule - front view chest X-ray

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