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- Skiing down the cardiomediastinal silhouette on a chest x-ray can provide *mounds* of information
- The third mogul is NEVER normal (90% of the time it indicates rheumatic heart disease, but can also be due to left atrial enlargement from cardiac aneurysm, coronary artery aneurysm, pericardial cyst/defect, tumor)
- A chest radiograph showing abnormal mediastinal contour. Chest. 1996 May;109(5):1383-4.
- Daves ML. Skiagraphing the mediastinal moguls. New Physician. 1970. 19:49-54.