Left lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

5 days of fever and cough

Patient Data

Age: 9
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is retrocardiac density with air bronchograms obscuring the medial portion of the left hemidiaphragm consistent with left lower lobe pneumonia.  Remainder of the lungs are clear.  No pleural effusion or pneumothorax.  Cardiomediastinal contour is normal.

Case Discussion

Increased retrocardiac density containing air bronchograms and obscuration of the medial portion of the left hemidiaphragm consistent with left lower lobe pneumonia. 

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Case information

rID: 35568
Case created: 12th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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