Right upper lobe consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Kenny Sim

Presentation

One week of lethargy, myalgias, dyspnoea and chest tightness. Febrile to 38.0.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is consolidation within the postero-inferior aspect of the right upper lobe immediately abutting the horizontal fissure and posterior aspect of the right oblique fissure. No internal cavitation. The remainder of the lungs are clear. No pleural effusions. Heart size is normal.

Given the clinical details, this consolidation likely represents infective change. 

 

Case Discussion

Right upper lobe consolidation nicely outlining the horizontal fissure and posterior aspect of the right oblique fissure.

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Case information

rID: 35801
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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