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Patient is admitted to hospital for bilateral pneumonia; etiology confirmed Legionella pneumophila.


The ultrasound examination shows signs of alveolar consolidation („shred sign“). „Lung pulse“ is present - transmitted pulsation from the heart contractions and  the disappearance of „lung sliding“, a sign of exudative inflammation.

The „shred sign“ " is a non-homogeneous hypoechoic shredded structure, blurry, as if it has been shredded to demarcate the surrounding area.


ChW - Chest Wall
ShS - „shred sign“ as a sign of alveolar consolidation

  © MUDr. Rastislav Šimek, 2013

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X-ray and CT documentation used - Department of Imaging Methods, Tomas Bata Regional Hospital, JSC, Zlín.
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