Bronchopneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Four days of febrile illness.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male
X-ray
Patchy airspace opacity throughout the right lung in keeping with bronchopneumonia. Left lung is clear. No pleural effusion.

Case Discussion

Bronchopneumonia is infection involving the secondary pulmonary lobes, and tends to result in scattered nodular opacities involving more than one lobe. 

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Case information

rID: 49869
Case created: 7th Dec 2016
Last edited: 8th Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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