Lung abscess

Case contributed by Dr Abu-Rahmeh Zuhair

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Presented to emergency department with fever and cough.

Patient Data

Age: 44
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Thick walled right upper lobe cavitary lung lesion with air fluid level.

Case Discussion

This is a healthy patient who came to emergency department  with a clinical picture of pneumonia. A chest X-ray showed upper lobe abscess of the right lung. During his hospitalization, was treated with antibiotics.

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Case Information

rID: 30554
Case created: 18th Aug 2014
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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