Right middle lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Kékkői László


Fever and dyspnoea. Raised serum inflammatory markers.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

The right heart border is obscured on the PA radiograph. There is consolidation in the right middle lobe. In the context of the presenting complaint, these changes can reflect pneumonia.

Azygos lobe is an incidental finding.

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of right middle lobe consolidation on CXR.

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Case information

rID: 55986
Published: 5th Oct 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: University of Pécs

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