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Tachypnoea. Bilateral wheeze. History of asthma.

Patient Data

Age: 5
Gender: Male

Partial collapse right upper lobe. Segmental collapse right lower lobe.
Horizontal segmental collapse present in the left upper lobe.
Hila are displaced anteriorly and lungs are hyperinflated.

Appearances are those of asthma with severe bronchial plugging.

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Case information

rID: 17996
Published: 30th May 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
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