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Unrecognized B line mimicked pneumothorax on M mode ultrasound


1Faculty of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Croatia

2 Department of Anesthesiology and ICU, University Hospital Rijeka, Croatia

DOI: 10.22514/SV141.042018.17 Vol.14,Issue 1,March 2018 pp.92-92

Published: 27 March 2018

*Corresponding Author(s): ALAN ŠUSTIĆ E-mail:


lung ultrasound, B-line, pneu-mothorax 

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MARKO ŠUSTIĆ,ALAN ŠUSTIĆ. Unrecognized B line mimicked pneumothorax on M mode ultrasound. Signa Vitae. 2018. 14(1);92-92.


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