Right upper lobe community-acquired pneumonia

Case contributed by Anson Chan
Diagnosis probable


1-week history of cough with fevers. Immunocompromised with raised inflammatory markers.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

XR chest


In the right upper zone there are patchy alveolar opacities felt likely secondary to acute infection.

Case Discussion

Plain radiograph findings of right upper lobe community-acquired pneumonia in an immunocompromised patient with corresponding symptoms and raised inflammatory markers.

A control X-ray is planned for 2 to 4 weeks.

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