Right hemithorax air space shadowing

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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
Case created: 6th May 2009
Last edited: 6th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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