Left upper lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Rahul Kulkarni

Presentation

Fever, dry cough and haemoptysis. Routine blood count shows leucocytosis, elevated ESR, and neutrophilia.

Patient Data

Age: 43
Gender: Male
X-ray

left upper zone typical lung consolidation with air bronchograms typical of pneumonia. 

X-ray

The follow up x ray one week post treatment shows resolving consolidation.

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Case information

rID: 27378
Case created: 1st Feb 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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