Round pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: Child


Rounded region of consolidation is seen in the right upper lobe, suggestive of round pneumonia.

Bilateral otherwise faint opacities of both lungs, suggestive of associated bronchopneumonic changes.


Chest - follow up

Follow up chest X-ray after treatment reveals complete resolution of consolidative changes.

Case Discussion

Round pneumonia with follow-up x-ray demonstrating rapid improvement.

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Case information

rID: 8417
Published: 29th Jan 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2020
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