Respiratory syncytial virus

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Diagnosis probable


Respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Male

Bilateral patchy consolidation in a predominantly perihilar distribution extending to the bases. Left lower lobe and right middle lobe confluent consolidation.

In the presence of infective symptoms and respiratory distress features of syncytial virus pneumonitis (RSV).

Case Discussion

Radiograph of a patient with respiratory syncytial virus pneumonitis. 

These images are from Dr. Paula Brill's excellent pediatric radiology collection.

Dr. Brill is a professor in the department of radiology (pediatric section) at Weill Cornell.

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