Tuberculosis - left upper lobe

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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25 year old female patient.

Modality: X-ray

Case Discussion

Chest x-ray demonstrates consolidation in the left upper lobe. Two densely calcified granulomas are also present on the left, one near the hilum and the second in the left lower lobe. No convincing lymph node enlargement. 

Sputum microscopy and culture confirmed pulmonary TB

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Case Information

rID: 12569
Case created: 17th Dec 2010
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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