Emerg Med J 29:19-23 doi:10.1136/emj.2010.101584
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Lung ultrasound is an accurate diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of pneumonia in the emergency department

Table 1

Diagnosis at discharge of the 39 patients without pneumonia

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 11
Acute bronchitis 8
Acute pulmonary oedema/congestive heart failure 7
Sepsis 7
Primitive pneumopathy 2
Acute pericarditis 1
Acute pancreatitis 1
Aortic aneurism 1
Subphrenic abscess 1

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