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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 275-277

To not lose the loss of silhouette sign

Department of Medicine, Bowring and Lady Curzon Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Preethi Rajeshwari Gandhi
No 95 3rd Cross Nal Layout, Jalabhavan Main Road, Jayanagar 4th T Block, Bengaluru - 560 041, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ajim.ajim_90_20

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The silhouette sign is a commonly used radiological terminology, useful in diagnosis. The term is a misnomer and the loss of silhouette sign is what is to be mentioned. Whenever there is a loss of silhouette sign in a chest radiograph the differential diagnosis of consolidation, pleural effusion, collapse. etc., needs to be considered.

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