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  1. Helen Williams
  1. Correspondence to Dr Helen Williams, Radiology Department, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, UK; helen.williams{at}bch.nhs.uk

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Introduction

Review areas: in radiology these are areas on a radiograph where pathology can be easily overlooked. The term is usually applied to the chest radiograph (CXR) where review areas include behind the heart (left lower lobe), under the diaphragms, lung apices, bones and soft tissues and around the edge of the image. When interpreting the CXR, it is helpful to check these areas systematically so that potentially important abnormalities are not missed. Answers to the following two quiz questions can be found on page xxx

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A 5-year-old girl was referred for CXR (figure 1) by …

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