Case 13 Part 8




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What's inside?


 

Larynx
Hyoid bone
Vocal cords
Trachea
Tracheal rings
Bilateral mainstem bronchi
Lungs




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1. Orient the specimen. Is the view anterior or posterior? Which edge of the screen is superior? Inferior? Right lateral? Left lateral?
 
 
2. Identify the fluid in the airway. Where did it come from? What is it’s likely composition?
 
 
3. What’s the significance of the fluid?
 
 
4. Did the patient aspirate? How would you prove that?
 
 
5. Identify each of the structures in the “What’s inside?” list.
 
 
6. Identify the subcarinal and hilar regions.
 
 
7. Identify the heart/pericardial sac.
 
 
8. Which lobes of the lung are visible? Identify them.
 
 
9. The esophagus is not visible. Why? Where would the esophagus run? Would it be visible from this view or on the opposite site of the specimen? (Jump to Interactive Video and draw in the esophagus.)
 
 
10. Is the thyroid supposed to be visible from this view or mostly on the opposite side of the specimen? (Jump to interactive Video and draw in the thyroid.)
 
 
11. Identify where you might expect to find the tip of an appropriately positioned endotracheal tube. (Or jump to Interactive Video and draw one in.)
 
 
12. What is the differential diagnosis of pulmonary edema?
 
 




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