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Video 18-13: This video shows a pleural effusion in which are multiple punctate echogenic foci that represent bubbles within the effusion.

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

This was caused by an esophageal perforation. The 3.5 MHz transducer is in longitudinal orientation and placed perpendicular to the chest wall to scan through the 8th intercostal space in the left mid-axillary line.

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Author(s) Lewis Eisen, Peter Doelken, Sahar Ahmad
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