White out left hemithorax: occlusion left main bronchus

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Known left hilar mass, now acute shortness of breath. Reduced air entry on the left.

Patient Data

Age: 44
Gender: Female

White out left chest with mediastinum displaced to the left and "cut-off" of the left main bronchus = loss of volume due to bronchial occlusion.

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Case Information

rID: 20732
Case created: 9th Dec 2012
Last edited: 16th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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