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Video 07-07: Loculated effusion

From: Pocket Guide to POCUS: Point-of-Care Tips for Point-of-Care Ultrasound

In this video the diaphragm and a rib shadow can be seen on the right side of the screen. The atelectatic lung tissue and the anechoic free fluid in the pleural space, however, can be seen to have multiple thin hyperechoic tendrils attaching lung to pleura and diaphragm. These are septations or loculations in this case. Also, deep to the atelectatic lung can be seen the shred sign with B-line artifacts in the partially aerated lung deep to the atelectasis.

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