Age: 0-5 Years
Severity: Severe disease

Note the dense consolidation on the left. This seems to be an expansile process (the fissure is bulging downwards); the left main bronchus looks narrow and the trachea is pushed across to the right which supports increased volume on the left. This is likely an expansile pneumonia.

This image was contributed by the Desmond Tutu TB Centre, Stellenbosch University

CXR Image Repository, Other | Published: 26 August 2022 | Updated: 8 September 2022