Tuberculosis - left upper lobe

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Cough.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

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. 

Case Discussion

Sputum microscopy and culture confirmed pulmonary TB

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Case information

rID: 12569
Published: 17th Dec 2010
Last edited: 20th Jun 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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