Respiratory syncytial virus

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Respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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 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.

This case was donated to Radiopaedia.org by Radswiki.net

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Case Information

rID: 11873
Case created: 20th Oct 2010
Last edited: 20th Sep 2015
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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