Middle lobe syndrome

Case contributed by Dra Marta Pérez Rubiralta

Presentation

Patient with recurrent pneumonia.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Loss of the right cardiac silhouette, a mild collapse of the middle lobe, associated bronchiectasis.

CT

Moderate stenosis at the origin of the middle bronchus and discrete collapse of the middle lobe. Bronchiectasis in the middle lobe.

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