The paediatric chest x-ray: is it really infection? Mimics of pneumonia in children

Author(s): Harita Sivashankar, Amina Tighilt, Dr Saira Haque

Hospital: King's College Hospital, London

Reference: RAD Magazine, 48, 568, 18-19


Pneumonia is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in children. The chest radiograph (CXR) is a widely used diagnostic tool in ensuring early diagnosis of pneumonia in order to optimise management. The pattern of findings seen on a CXR in pneumonia will vary depending on the complexity of the disease process. Features of lobar […]

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