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Video 78-2: Absence of lung sliding due to pneumothorax.

From: Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, Fifth Edition

Using two-dimensional ultrasound in a sagittal plane, the absence of lung sliding can be appreciated as the shimmering, glistening appearance of the pleura is not seen below the ribs (See also Video 31-10).

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Author(s) S. Rodrigo Burguete, Daniel T. DeArmond, Nilam J. Soni, Jay Peters
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