Pulmonary consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


H/o dyspnoea associated with cough since 1 week

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Right opacified hemithorax with central position of trachea and normal position of the heart shadow.

The patient is mildly rotated.

Case Discussion

This is case of right sided consolidation which is one of the stages of pneumonia.

The central position of trachea is the clue to the diagnosis. 

An element of pleural effusion cannot be ruled out on x-ray, but can be confirmed on ultrasonography.

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Case information

rID: 26919
Case created: 14th Jan 2014
Last edited: 24th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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