A – Pericardial effusion B – Pleural effusion C – Pneumothorax D – Cardiac tamponade
Correct Answer is B : Pleural effusion
In this video the patient is affected by pleural effusion. From an echocardiographic point of view, the differentiation between pericardial and pleural effusion could be difficult but typically pleural effusion is visualized as an echo-free space posterior to the descending aorta, as in this case.
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