Features of Cor Pulmonale on Xray?

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1) Features of underlying lung pathology causing Cor Pulmonale ,ie COPD , Chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, ILD , Pulmonary embolism ,,ARDS 2) Diminished peripheral vascular markings 3) Prominent Pulmonary vessels in the hilum, > 18 mm 4) Right ventricular enlargement 5) Basal congestion, Kerle B lines
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Central pulmonary artery enlargement changes consistent with underlying pulmonary disease . Basically core pulmonale can be best diognised by ECG...with Tall P wawe... Its due to right sided enlargement of heart...can cause Pulmonary Arterrial Hypertension.
Straightening /pull up of domes of diaphragm Lung fields are hyperinflated Cardiomegaly Sos lt atrial hypertrophy
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Emphysematous changes in both lung fields Prominent Pulmonary artery
right ventricular dilatation and hypertrophy increased vascular marking at hilum