Segmental atelectasis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Chronic cough and dyspnea.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female


There is a vertical line in the ventral right upper lobe and the middle lobe seems to have only one segment. This is due to collapse of the pulmonary segments III and V of the right lung. There is no obvious cause to be seen on these images. The patient needs a bronchoscopy.

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Case information

rID: 18511
Published: 10th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Feb 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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