Diffuse consolidation in bronchopneumonia
Here another ...

Diffuse consolidation in bronchopneumonia
Here another case of diffuse consolidation.
This patient had fever and cough.
This was thought to be a diffuse bronchopneumonia.
Unlike lobar pneumonia, which starts in the alveoli, bronchopneumonia starts in the airways as acute bronchitis.
It will lead to multifocal ill-defined densities.
When it progresses it can produce diffuse consolidation.
The disease does not cross the fissures, but usually starts in multiple segments.
Bronchopneumonia can be caused by many micro-organisms.
This proved to be legionella pneumonia. #Clinical #Radiology #CXR #Pneumonia #Legionella #Diffuse #RadiologyAssistant
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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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