Right upper lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Infant with fever and increased work of breathing.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year old
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Dense right upper lobe consolidation as evidenced by bronchograms within the the sharp inferior border indicating its location within the upper lobe.

Volume loss in the right hemithorax.

This is a lobar pneumonia.

Case Discussion

Dense consolidation in the right upper lobe with air bronchograms within.

Reduced volume in the right hemithorax and mild deviation of the trachea indicating a degree of associated volume loss.

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Case Information

rID: 26934
Case created: 15th Jan 2014
Last edited: 5th Jan 2017
Systems: Paediatrics, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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