Pneumonia - streptococcus

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


30 year old female acutely unwell.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Extensive consolidation and air bronchograms with loss of the right hemidiaphragm in keeping with right lower lobe pneumonia. 

Case Discussion

Chest x-ray demonstrates extensive consolidation and air bronchograms. Patient treated in ICU for numerous days.

Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated.

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Case information

rID: 11009
Case created: 8th Oct 2010
Last edited: 28th Sep 2017
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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