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Pneumonia

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis almost certain

Presentation

Chief complaints: throat pain, body ache, fever, and left-sided chest pain for 2 days. No history of breathing difficulty or cough.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
x-ray

Left middle lung zone shows patchy opacity compatible with pneumonia.  

Normal heart size.

No mediastinal shift is noted.

Both cardiophrenic angles are clear.

Both domes of the diaphragm appear normal.

Case Discussion

This patient complained of fever, body pain, and left chest pain, the pain is not radiating to the left arm or neck, and the X-ray showed left pneumonia.

This patient should be follow-up by X-ray after 2 weeks of treatment.  

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