Lung Abscess



Lung Abscess


Sam A. Glaubiger



CLINICAL HISTORY

41-year-old female with malaise and cough.






FIGURE 38A


FINDINGS

Figure 38A: Posteroanterior (PA) plain film of the chest (left). There is a dense round opacity (yellow arrow) in the right lung base containing a small air-fluid level. Axial CT image of the chest (right). The spherical opacity is in the right lower lobe, and the air-fluid level (blue arrow) is again noted.


DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

Lung abscess, empyema, bronchogenic carcinoma, pulmonary metastasis, diaphragmatic hernia.

Jun 30, 2016 | Posted by in GENERAL RADIOLOGY | Comments Off on Lung Abscess
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