Left lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Cough and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female
X-ray

Consolidation is identified in the left posterior-basal lung segment. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a common radiographic finding that doctors must be used to identify and correlate with the clinical examination. The patient started treatment with antibiotics at home.

Portuguese: Achado radiográfico típico de consolidação pulmonar em acordo com dados da ausculta clínica. Caso comum de pneumonia adquirida na comunidade (PAC). 

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Case information

rID: 38857
Case created: 8th Aug 2015
Last edited: 28th Aug 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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