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Subphrenic abscesses are usually apparent within 5 to 10 days after surgery.
Signs include fever,pain,pleural effusion prolonged atelectasis, pneumonia, and prolonged leukocytosis.
US and CT scanning are useful for identifying abscesses.

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Comment by Wael Nemattalla on July 8, 2010 at 3:58pm
Looks like normal stomach bubble; CT is indicated.
Comment by Gaspar-Alberto Motta-Ramirez on July 8, 2010 at 2:06pm
It seems to me a pleural effusion and prolonged atelectasis. Please way to see 2 videos related with these plain films. To me it is remarkable the abdominal signs: The mass efect and the air-fluid level....did you get it?
Comment by Julie on July 8, 2010 at 1:47pm
mid left lung zone opacity.. lingular pNA?

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