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Left upper lobe consolidation - pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha A. Sorrentino

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

Left upper lobe airspace consolidation with air bronchograms. 

Case Discussion

Note how the aortic arch and left paramediastinal silhouette become indistinct. The left oblique fissure is clearly demarcated on the lateral projection. 

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