Mucus plugging

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Asthmatic with sudden severe shortness of breath and cough

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

CT to exclude an infective process

Modality: CT

Expanded soft density filled left lower lobe bronchus with only minor atelectasis of the lung. Right lung hyperinflated.

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Case Information

rID: 28817
Case created: 13th Apr 2014
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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