Right middle lobe collapse

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Febrile.

Patient Data

Age: 44
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is collapse of the right middle lobe. No focal consolidation suggest pneumonia.

Case Discussion

Most likely cause was a mucous plug - the patient also has tonsillitis and a subsequent CT was normal. 

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Case Information

rID: 39038
Case created: 17th Aug 2015
Last edited: 6th Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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