Aspiration pneumonia secondary to laparoscopic banding

Case contributed by Dr Yi-Jin Kuok


6 months of intermittent fevers and haematemesis

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female

Centrilobular infiltrate, confluent in areas (ie consolidation)

Dilated oesophagus associated with a laparoscopic band (implying that it is too tight)

Incidental right kidney Bosniak III (at least) cyst - 60% of these represent renal cell carcinoma

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of aspiration pneumonia with incidental complex renal cyst.

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Case Information

rID: 18345
Case created: 2nd Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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