Right upper lobe collapse

Case contributed by Dr Jan Frank Gerstenmaier


This patient presented with weight loss and shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 45
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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 24936
Case created: 21st Sep 2013
Last edited: 1st Mar 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.