Right hemithorax air space shadowing

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


This woman presented with SOB and right sided pleuritic chest pain after recently returning from holiday in Turkey.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Predominantly right sided signs were correlated with this radiograph with almost complete right sided air space opacification and early left basal changes.

Case Discussion

Diagnosis: atypical pneumonia - Legionnaires' disease

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Case information

rID: 6231
Published: 6th May 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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