Left lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Alicia Encinas

Presentation

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
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. 

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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