Cavitating pneumonia

Case contributed by Townsville radiology training

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Cough and dyspnoea.

Patient Data

Age: 7 months
Gender: Female
X-ray

Complete opacification of the left hemithorax with numerous small lucencies throughout. No significant mediastinal shift. Findings consistent with cavitating bacterial pneumonia.

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Case information

rID: 17997
Case created: 30th May 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
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