Chest X-ray - Scenario 6
Clinical information

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Clinical information

Mr Davies is a 71 year old life-long smoker.

He presented with worsening shortness of breath over several weeks, a more recent history of a cough productive of green sputum, and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. On direct questioning he also gave a history of recent weight loss.

Blood tests show a raised white cell count and C-reactive protein. His liver function tests are also mildly abnormal. Renal function is normal.

Following your clinical assessment you requested chest X-ray.

This scenario involves presentation of the chest X-ray. You will be expected to link the radiological findings to the clinical features.

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Last reviewed: February 2016