Collapse/consolidation of the left lower lobe, which shows multiple scattered areas of low attenuation, representing necrosis. Partial atelectasis of the lingular segment is seen. There is a large pleural effusion. No evidence of enhancing pleura to suggest empyema. No evidence of cavitation.
Incidental azygos fissure on the right. No consolidation, masses or cavitary lesions in the right lung.
No pathologically enlarged mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes. Normal thymic tissue is present, appropriate for age.
No evidence of pleural thickening or masses. Normal cardiac size and shape with no gross abnormality of the cardiac chambers. No pericardial effusion.
Normal CT appearance of the thoracic aorta and the great vessels. Separate origin of the left vertebral artery.