Right middle lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Balint Botz

Presentation

Presented to the ER with high fever without accompanying cough our breathing difficulty. Elevated inflammatory markers.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
X-ray

Initial erect PA CXR

A circumscribed consolidation can be discerned medially in the right lower lung zone, a pattern suggesting RML as the location.

X-ray

Control CXR 20 days later

Following treatment using broad-spectrum antiobiotics the complete regression of the consolidation can be observed. 

Case Discussion

Typical presentation of pneumonia in the right middle lobe. 

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Case information

rID: 62068
Published: 3rd Aug 2018
Last edited: 4th Aug 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pécs

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