Pulmonary contusion

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

RTC.

Patient Data

Age: Young adult
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Hazy opacity in the left lower zone. 

Modality: CT

Airspace opacity in the left lower zone. 

Case Discussion

This young lady was involved in a RTC. She sustained extremity fractures and blunt chest wall injury with symptomatic lung contusion, but no pneumothorax or effusion.

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Case Information

rID: 8064
Case created: 6th Jan 2010
Last edited: 18th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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