Left lower lobe consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Kenny Sim

Presentation

Productive cough and dyspnoea.

Patient Data

Age: 34
Gender: Male
X-ray

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: 20th Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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