Left lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Alicia Encinas


Recurrent abdominal pain for a week. No respiratory symptoms. Leucocytosis. Thought to be an urinary tract infection. X-Ray taken only for protocol.

Patient Data

Age: 3
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Large area of consolidation in the left lower lobe with alveolar pattern. The x-ray does not reveal the severity of the case because it is predominantly retrocardiac. 

Modality: CT

Large retrocardiac consolidation with alveolar infiltration of the left basal lobe and small focus on the superior right lobe.

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Case Information

rID: 37421
Case created: 8th Jun 2015
Last edited: 9th Mar 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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