Chest Feels Tight

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Definition

A chest tomogram is a picture of the chest area created by moving the x-ray machine in one direction while moving the recording film the other way. This method blurs structures in front of and behind the area of the chest being studied. This allows for a more detailed view of a specific level within the chest cavity.


Alternative Names

Laminography; Planigraphy; Stratigraphy; Tomogram - chest


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