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3 days of cough and sore throat. 2 days of headache, fever and anorexia.
Chest Xray shows right upper lobe pneumonia
Ultrasound shows lung consolidation. the consolidated area looks like solid tissue. The bright hyperechoic areas are lung bronchograms. B lines due to interstitial fluid can be seen adjacent to the consolidated unaerated lung
Consolidated lung looks like an organ structure – hepatisation of the lung
2 thoughts on “Lobar pneumonia”
very useful. thank you.