Chlamydia pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Productive cough.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

CXR

Consolidation within the apical segment of left lower lobe.

X-ray

CXR: One month later

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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Case information

rID: 14567
Published: 5th Aug 2011
Last edited: 25th Apr 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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