Left lingula consolidation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Fevers and cough.

Patient Data:

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Left lingula consolidation (loss of left heart border).

Six week follow-up

Modality: X-ray

Complete follow-up. 

Case Discussion:

The silhouette sign is useful in chest radiography in localising areas of consolidation. 

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