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Right upper lobe consolidation

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Dense consolidation peripherally in the right upper lobe.

Ultrasound

Airspace filling demonstrated with branching echogenic foci representing air bronchograms. The consolidated lung gives a similar appearance to the liver parenchyma.

Case Discussion

6 years old boy with reduced air entry on the right side. Air bronchograms are demonstrated on the chest radiograph and ultrasound.

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Case information

rID: 9197
Published: 23rd Mar 2010
Last edited: 8th May 2020
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