APIK Journal of Internal Medicine

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

To not lose the loss of silhouette sign


M Mahendra, Preethi Rajeshwari Gandhi, N Siddesh, R Madhumathi 
 Department of Medicine, Bowring and Lady Curzon Medical College and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Preethi Rajeshwari Gandhi
No 95 3rd Cross Nal Layout, Jalabhavan Main Road, Jayanagar 4th T Block, Bengaluru - 560 041, Karnataka
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Mahendra M, Gandhi PR, Siddesh N, Madhumathi R. To not lose the loss of silhouette sign.APIK J Int Med 2022;10:275-277


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Mahendra M, Gandhi PR, Siddesh N, Madhumathi R. To not lose the loss of silhouette sign. APIK J Int Med [serial online] 2022 [cited 2023 Feb 6 ];10:275-277
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