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What does CP stand for?

CP stands for Costophrenic

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Radiographic changes on CXR associated with COPD are irregular radiolucency of the lung fields, diaphragmatic flattening with blunting of the costophrenic angles, a rapid tapering and peripheral absence of vascular markings and an increased retrosternal airspace seen on the lateral chest film.
The 'dependent viscera sign' The dependent viscera sign is seen with diaphragmatic rupture when there is loss of the posterior support of the diaphragm, allowing the viscera to drop against the posterior ribs and obliterating the posterior costophrenic recess.