Case 100

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 65-year-old man was admitted to ITU ­post-operatively with worsening respiratory function. A CXR was performed (Image 1).


Lower Lobe Lateral Chest Superior Margin Mucous Plug Costophrenic Angle 

Further Reading

  1. The plain film diagnosis of combined right middle and lower lobe collapse. W S Chin. SMJ 1984, 25(6) 428-431Google Scholar
  2. Combined Lobar Atelectasis of the Right Lung: Imaging FindingsGoogle Scholar
  3. Kyung Soo Lee,1 P. Mark Logan, Steven L. Pnimack, and Neston L. Mullen AJR 1994;163:43-47Google Scholar

Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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