Aspiration pneumonia secondary to laparoscopic banding

Case contributed by Dr Yi-Jin Kuok

Presentation

6 months of intermittent fever and hematemesis.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Centrilobular infiltrate in all 3 lobes of right lung, with areas or confluence (consolidation).

Dilated esophagus associated with a laparoscopic band, implying that it is too tight.

Incidental complex cyst in right kidney, at least a Bosniak 3.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of aspiration pneumonia with incidental complex renal cyst.

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Case information

rID: 18345
Published: 2nd Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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