Left lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri


Productive cough and fevers for 3 days.

Patient Data

Age: 58
Gender: Male

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.

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Case information

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

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