Paediatric- Asthma

Paediatric- AsthmaCreated OnMay 6, 2020Last Updated OnMay 6, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Paediatric- Asthma < All Topics Table of Contents Chest X-Ray A child known to suffer from asthma does not require radiographic examination with each episode. However, a chest radiograph is indicated if other respiratory conditions are suspected (e.g. pneumothorax, pneumonia or atelectasis). Can be normal up to 75% of cases Evidence of generalized hyperinflation** (flattening of diaphragm), pneumomediastinum and atelectasis may be seen. *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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