Multifocal airspace opacification

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Increasing shortness of breath.



Case Discussion

Relatively acute onset symptoms with increasing shortness of breath, pyrexia and raised inflammatory markers.  Radiographically, acute unilateral airspace shadowing in keeping with infection.

Positive sputum culture and response to antibiotics.

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Case information

rID: 13661
Published: 5th May 2011
Last edited: 5th Nov 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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