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Right upper lobe collapse

Case contributed by Jan Frank Gerstenmaier
Diagnosis certain


Weight loss and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

There is a hazy opacity projected over the right upper zone with some volume loss. There is a dense right hilum.


CT chest confirms right upper lobe collapse. There is a right hilar mass.

Case Discussion

RUL collapse is an exam set-piece.

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