Left lower lobe consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Kenny Sim

Presentation

Productive cough and dyspnea.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest

There is left lower lobe consolidation likely infective in etiology given the clinical details. The rest of the lungs are clear. No pleural effusions. Cardiomediastinal contours are within normal limits.

Case Discussion

There is left lower lobe consolidation with loss of the contour of the medial left hemidiaphragm. The lateral projection demonstrates lower lobe consolidation, with increased density projected over the lower thoracic spine vertebral bodies.

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Case information

rID: 33258
Published: 5th Jan 2015
Last edited: 8th Jul 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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