Pediatrics

6 year old girl with shortness of breath

Shilpa Gulati on May 27, 2013

CXR results have returned:

1. Peribronchial cuffing and scattered opacities in both lungs most

marked in the lingula consistent with reactive airway disease or viral

infection. Cannot exclude superimposed bacterial infection in the

lingula.

2. Left cardiac margin obscured. Normal heart size the lateral view.

3. Anomaly of the spine at the cervical thoracic junction.  

What are the most likely culprits for your patient’s pneumonia?

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Haemophilus influenza, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Listeria
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenza, Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenza, Moraxella catarrhalis

CXR results have returned:

1. Peribronchial cuffing and scattered opacities in both lungs most

marked in the lingula consistent with reactive airway disease or viral

infection. Cannot exclude superimposed bacterial infection in the

lingula.

2. Left cardiac margin obscured. Normal heart size the lateral view.

3. Anomaly of the spine at the cervical thoracic junction.  

What are the most likely culprits for your patient’s pneumonia?

Expand all answers
Haemophilus influenza, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Listeria
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenza, Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenza, Moraxella catarrhalis

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