Chlamydia pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Productive cough

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Consolidation within the apical segment of left lower lobe.

X-ray

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: 30th Oct 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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