Lobar pneumonia

Images by Matthew Oliver

3 days of cough and sore throat. 2 days of headache, fever and anorexia.

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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

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