Superior segment right lower lobe pneumonia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fever, cough.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Focal consolidation in the superior segment right lower compatible with pneumonia. Left lung is clear. No pleural effusion.

Case Discussion

Nice example of a superior segmental right lower lobe pneumonia. On the frontal projection, there is mid zone consolidation, however, the right heart border can still be seen adjacent to the consolidation and on the lateral projection the consolidation lies underneath the oblique fissure as well as being too posterior to be in the right middle lobe. 

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Case information

rID: 56989
Published: 2nd Dec 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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