Minimal blunting of the right costophrenic angle
Blunting of the costophrenic angles is usually caused by a pleural effusion, as already discussed. Other causes of costophrenic angle blunting include lung disease in the region of the costophrenic angle, and lung hyperexpansion.Lateral decubitus position. The patient lies on either the right or left side rather than in the standing position as with a regular lateral radiograph. Chest xray abnormalities costophrenic angle. Tutorial on chest xray some diseases of the pleura cause pleural thickening, slight blunting of the right costophrenic angle indicates a small pleural. minimal blunting of the right costophrenic angle
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