Right middle lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Alborz Jahangiri

Presentation

Productive cough for one week.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is airspace consolidation abutting the right heart border.

There are associated air-bronchograms in the middle lobe. 

X-ray

The previously noted middle lobe consolidation appears to have completely resolved.

Case Discussion

The features are compatible with pneumonia in the middle lobe.  Resolution of the middle lobe consolidation 8 weeks after treatment is appreciated on the follow-up x-ray.

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Case information

rID: 46160
Case created: 24th Jun 2016
Last edited: 24th Jun 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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