RUL pneumonia

Case history: 4 year old with high fever, and a one day history of cough and shortness of breath.

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Because the RUL consolidation was so dense, a CT scan was obtained to ensure that this represented a pneumonia and not a mass or fluid collection.

After 24 hours of IV antibiotics his fever had resolved and he was discharged  two days later to complete a course of antibiotics as an outpatient.

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