Chlamydia pneumonia

Case contributed by Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Productive cough

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

Consolidation within the apical segment of left lower lobe.

One month later

x_ray

Resolution of consolidation following appropriate treatment.

Case Discussion

Consolidation within the superior segment of the left lower lobe. Chlamydophila pneumoniae was isolated as the causative organism for this pneumonia. Consolidation has resolved on the follow-up CXR performed one month later. 

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