Left lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri

Presentation

Productive cough and fevers for 3 days.

Patient Data

Age: 58
Gender: Male
X-ray

Airspace consolidation abutting the left diaphragmatic border with associated air bronchograms in the basal posterior segment of the left lower lobe.

On the lateral projection, there is loss of the normal darkening of the thoracic spine inferiorly. 

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with left lower lobe pneumonia.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 46845
Case created: 20th Jul 2016
Last edited: 20th Jul 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.