Left lingula consolidation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Fevers and cough.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Left lingula consolidation (loss of left heart border).

Six week follow-up

Modality: X-ray

Complete follow-up. 

Case Discussion

The silhouette sign is useful in chest radiography in localising areas of consolidation. 

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Case Information

rID: 7393
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
Case created: 26th Oct 2009
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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