A Chest X-Ray Image: Total Opacification of the HemithoraxAltun, Armagan MD, FESC; Erdogan, Okan MD, FESCCardiology in Review: November-December 2003 - Volume 11 - Issue 6 - p 301-302 doi: 10.1097/01.crd.0000089526.05199.04 Original Articles Abstract Author Information The authors describe a patient with a unilateral total lung opacification that was later resolved by bronchial lavage. Either a mechanical obstruction to the bronchus caused by endotracheal tube or mucous plug may be responsible for this chest x-ray image. From the Institution Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey. Reprints: Armagan Altun, MD, FESC, Kocasinan Mah Celik-6 Yesilkosk Apt D:5, 22030 Edirne, Turkey. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.