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Pneumococcal pneumonia: bacteremic with cavitation and a new pleural effusion

image of Pneumococcal pneumonia: bacteremic with cavitation and a new pleural effusion

Repeat chest radiograph 5 days later when the patient developed right-sided pleuritic chest pain.

image of Repeat chest radiograph 5 days later when the patient developed right-sided pleuritic chest pain.

Description

Figure 1: Admission chest radiograph of an HIV-infected patient with bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia demonstrating right middle lobe consolidation.

Figure 2: Repeat chest radiograph 5 days later when the patient developed right-sided pleuritic chest pain. The radiograph demonstrates cavitation and a new pleural effusion.

Credits

Charles L. Daley, MD, University of California San Francisco

See related article in the HIV InSite Knowledge Base:
Pneumococcal Infection and HIV