CXR Case 154

A 43 yo male presents with a syncopal episode, normal labs and ECG. A CXR is performed


Describe and interpret this CXR

CHEST X-RAY INTERPRETATION

Right upper lobe pneumonia

Subtle pneumonia can be easy to miss (especially with overlapping structures nearby). Make sure you are comparing each lung field with the other side.

This X-ray was taken 4 days after initial consultation with fever, cough and shortness of breath.

CXR-Case-0154b


Authors: Elissabeth Hagler, MD and Tom Shuman, MD.
Guest Editor: Michael Leonard, MD, Infectious Disease specialist.


TOP 150 CXR SERIES



Michael A. Gibbs, MD, FACEP, FAAEM. Professor and Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center & Levine Children’s Hospital | EMGuidewire |

One comment

  1. Reason for syncope?

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