Left lingula consolidation

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Fevers and cough.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

Left lingula consolidation (loss of left heart border).


Six week follow-up

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
Published: 26th Oct 2009
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
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