Lung abscess

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

6 year-old girl presented with cough and fever.

Patient Data

Age: 6
Gender: Female
X-ray

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CT

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Case Discussion

Chest x-ray was performed which showed left lower lobe parenchymal infiltrates associated with cavitery lesion with air-fluid level. Chest CT was performed which confirms the prescence of lung abscess. Culture grow streptococcus pneumoniae.

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Case information

rID: 8715
Case created: 24th Feb 2010
Last edited: 28th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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