if you need refreshing on the terms (a-lines, c lines etc), review the “normal lung” page.
- increasingly unwell.
- basal crackles.
minimal changes visible.
right apex (r1)
a-lines visible. no evidence of pathology
right mid zone (posteriorly (r5)
multiple b-lines. atelectatic
right base posteriorly (r6)
patchy consolidated lung with confluent b-lines from irregular/complex alveoli (c-lines).