Round pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Salem Bauones


Fever and cough.

Patient Data

Age: 7
Gender: Male

Frontal CXR shows round, retrocardiac and left lower zone opacity.

B-mode and Color-Doppler US images depict focal hepatisation of the left lower lung with air-bronchogram sign. Mild reactive pleural effusion is also associated.

Case Discussion

Clincal & radiologic findings are compatible with round pneumonia.

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Case information

rID: 25224
Published: 13th Oct 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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