Chronic pulmonary tuberculosis

Case contributed by Dr. Abu Bakar Rauf


Pulmonary tuberculosis patient after completing ATT.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Right upper lobe collapse due to fibrosis and pleural thickening with right sided tracheal and mediastinal shift, crowding of right upper ribs, uplifting of right hilum and juxtaphrenic peak sign.

The left lung is hyperinflated.

Case Discussion

Cicatrisation collapse of right upper lobe in a patient with tuberculosis. The degree of tracheal and mediastinum shift are in favor of fibrosis. 

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Case information

rID: 75252
Published: 24th Mar 2020
Last edited: 4th Feb 2021
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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