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Video 19-11: There is alveolar consolidation of the right lower lobe.

From: Critical Care Ultrasonography, Second Edition

During inspiration, the aerated lung moves into the scanning plane and blocks visualization of the consolidated lung (curtain sign). There is a small pleural effusion. The transducer is in longitudinal orientation and placed perpendicular to the chest wall to scan through the 6th intercostal space in the mid-axillary line.

11 secs
Author(s) Pierre Kory, Paul H. Mayo
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