Right upper lobe collapse

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: Adult.
Gender: Female

Chest x-ray

Modality: X-ray

Mobile chest x-ray obtained to confirm the position of a nasogastric tube (which is too high, still in the oesophagus) demonstrates collapse of the right upper lobe.

Case Discussion

Right upper lobe collapse is usually relatively easily identified on frontal radiographs. 

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Case Information

rID: 15332
Case created: 9th Oct 2011
Last edited: 30th Dec 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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