Medial segment of right middle lobe consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Cough and fever

Patient Data

Age: 18
Gender: Male

There is a region of the medial segment right middle lobe consolidation consistent with pneumonia in this clinical setting.  Remainder of the lungs and pleural spaces are clear.  Normal heart size. 

Case Discussion

Medial segment right middle lobe consolidation. On the PA image the right heart border is partly obscured while the right hemidiaphragm remains visible, helping to localised the opacity to the right middle lobe rather than the lower lobe. 

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Case information

rID: 36576
Case created: 30th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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