Left upper lobe collapse

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Increasing shortness of breath with cough and productive sputum.


Left upper lobe collapse

Veil-like opacity over the left hemithorax

Case Discussion

There is partial left upper lobe collapse. The patient had a history of myeloma. Lobar atelectasis was confirmed at CT, but no obstructing lesion was demonstrated.

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Case information

rID: 13153
Published: 6th Mar 2011
Last edited: 6th Feb 2021
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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