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Marked abdominal distention. Large amount of stool is seen in the colon extending from the rectum. No definite bowel wall thickening. No air-fluid level. No free air. Of note left sided pleural effusion.

A chest X-ray with posterioanterior, lateral and left lateral decubitus views was also obtained:

Figure 2-a

Figure 2-b

Figure 2-c

How would you comment on this Chest X-ray?

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