Lung abscess

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Cough, fever, and right lower chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
CT

There is a well-circumscribed ovoid hypodense collection of fluid density content and thick wall, located in the posterior segment of the right lower lobe with surrounding lung consolidation.

Case Discussion

CT features of a lung abscess with surrounding consolidation 

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Case information

rID: 78603
Published: 7th Jun 2020
Last edited: 7th Jun 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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