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Which of the following a sign of pulmonary embolism? (AIPG 2010)



A Westermark sign
B Palla’s sign

C Hampton’s Hump
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

CXR may be normal, or may show

1). Focal oligemia of affected segment (Westermark sign Q)

2). Dilated right descending pulmonary artery (Palla’s sign Q)

3). Wedge-shaped opacities above the diaphragm (Hampton’s Hump Q)

4). Small pleural effusion

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