Case 32

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 61-year-old man was referred for a CXR by his GP (Image 1). He had been taken ill on holiday with pneumonia and the treating hospital had recommended follow-up of left-sided consolidation. He had recently stopped smoking and worked as a painter and decorator.


Black Arrow Benign Condition Radiological Diagnosis Accepted Criterion Pleural Surface 
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Further Reading

  1. McHugh K, Blaquiere R (1989) CT features of rounded ­atelectasis. AJR 153:257–260PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Payne C, Jaques P, Kerr I (1980) Lung folding simulating peripheral pulmonary neoplasm (Blesovsky’s syndrome) Thorax 35(12): 936–940PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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