Hydropneumothorax

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

Dyspnea of sudden onset, hospitalization for pneumonia

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Modality: CT

Computed tomography shows a collapse of the right lung and a large effusion and pneumothorax, which produces a shift of the mediastinum to the left. Atelectasis of the left lung.

Case Discussion

This case shows an hydropneumothorax.

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Case Information

rID: 29246
Case created: 12th May 2014
Last edited: 10th Nov 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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