A 76-Year-Old Woman With Incidental Right Middle Lobe Atelectasis

Theresa Henson, Elyana Matayeva, Walter Chua, Javed Iqbal

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Case Presentation: A 76-year-old nonsmoking woman visiting from Honduras for the last 6 months with no known medical history originally presented to the ED complaining of abdominal pain. While in the ED, an incidental right middle lobe collapse was found on CT abdomen scan. Review of systems was positive for a chronic productive cough with white sputum for 3 years. She denied association with fevers, chills, night sweats, hemoptysis, appetite changes, or weight loss.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e137-e140
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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