Answer: Radiologic Example 7
7/15/91 Chest x-ray: Negative for cancer
Lesion of the upper 1/3
The following schould be noted:
- The date is recorded.
- Two different examination are reported:
- Each set of findings should be associated with the appropriate examination procedure.
- When x-raying the upper gastrointestinal tract, barium salts are swallowed to make the GI tract lining opaque.
- The senile fibrotic reaction of the lungs seems unrelated to cancer and need not be reported.