Cavitating pneumonia

Case contributed by Townsville radiology training

Presentation

Shortness of breath. On examination, right base dull to percuss, reduced air-entry bilaterally. Prior staphylococcus sepsis and pleural effusions.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Bilateral cavitating lesions  are present in the lower zones consistent with cavitating pneumonia.
Pleural thickening is noted on the right.

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Case Information

rID: 18359
Case created: 3rd Jul 2012
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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