ID#: 21492
This anteroposterior (AP) chest x-ray, revealed pathologic changes in the lung fields of a patient with a Mycoplasma pneumoniae bacterial infection. As a form of atypical pneumonia, M. pneumoniae was formerly known as Eaton agent. Note the patchy consolidation, located in the left lower lobe, which was a characteristic of this illness.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Margaret Renz
Creation Date: 1965
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