Left lower lobe collapse
Increasing shortness of breath and cough.
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Triangular density behind the left side of the heart. The left hilum is inferiorly displaced.
Right lung clear.
A typical example of a tight left lower lobe collapse.
In a smoker, this should be considered to be due to an obstructing lung malignancy until proven otherwise with CT chest and bronchoscopy.