Left upper lobe collapse
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McEniery J, Left upper lobe collapse. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 23 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-76749
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Fever and cough.
Age: 3 years
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There is a veiling opacity over the left hemithorax, and the left cardiac margin is not clearly seen. The mediastinum is slightly shifted towards the left.
In this instance the lobar collapse was secondary to mucus plugging in the context of a viral respiratory tract illness.