Right upper lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Infant with fever and increased work of breathing.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year old
Gender: Male

Dense right upper lobe consolidation as evidenced by bronchograms within the the sharp inferior border indicating its location within the upper lobe.

Volume loss in the right hemithorax.

This is a lobar pneumonia.

Case Discussion

Dense consolidation in the right upper lobe with air bronchograms within.

Reduced volume in the right hemithorax and mild deviation of the trachea indicating a degree of associated volume loss.

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Case information

rID: 26934
Published: 15th Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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