Paediatric- pneumonia

Paediatric- pneumoniaCreated OnMay 6, 2020Last Updated OnMay 6, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Paediatric- pneumonia < All Topics Table of Contents Chest X-Ray Radiographic appearances are dependent upon the etiology Viral pneumonia: Air trapping, seen as hyperinflation** on the chest radiograph. Consolidation may seen in severe infection, likely represents interstitial disease compressing alveoli; example of infected from Adenovirus, Influenza, , RSV. Bacterial pneumonia Consolidation, usually oval / round / ill-defined / fluffly, peripheral -> entire lobe (whole lung uncommon). Example of consolidation in the right middle lobe (Arrows) Example of a “round pneumonia.” PA and LAT CXR shows a round opacity in the superior segment of the right lower lobe which has the appearance of a mas *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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