Right lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Thuấn Nguyễn Hoàng


Chest pain, fever, cough.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

CXR shows consolidation in the right mid zone, with an unclear border. It has no silhouette with heart border, indicating the right lower lobe location, which is confirmed on the lateral projection.


Hyperdense patchy opacity in the right lower lobe, addition with air bronchogram and many satellite nodule. 

Case Discussion

The consolidation in the right lower lobe with air bronchograms and satellite nodules consistent with a right lower lobe pneumonia given the patient's presentation. 

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Case information

rID: 48262
Published: 27th Sep 2016
Last edited: 17th Oct 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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