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Respiratory Disorders—A Photo Essay

Respiratory Disorders—A Photo Essay

This chest radiograph shows a normal heart contour with an upper border merging with thymic tissue, a right middle lobe infiltrate, and peribronchial cuffing in both lung fields. The infant's intermittent wheezing, stable cardiac lesions, and acute pulmonary infiltrate favor a diagnosis of recurrent respiratory illness, manifested as acute bronchiolitis and right middle lobe pneumonia.

Image courtesy Linh Thi My Ha, MD and Golder N. Wilson, MD, PhD.

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