Right lower lobe collapse and consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

ICU patient

Chest x-ray

X-ray

Opacification of the right lower zone and obscuration of the right hemidiaphragm with preserved right heart border.

Case Discussion

Isolated right lower lobe collapse with incomplete volume loss suggesting a concomitant degree of consolidation. 

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