Left lower lobe collapse

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

CT demonstrates complete collapse of the left lower lobe due to a mucous plug.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the typical appearance of complete collapse of the left lower lobe, in this instance due to a mucous plug.

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Case Information

rID: 8525
Case created: 9th Feb 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: lungs
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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