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Radiological appearance of haemophilus pneumonia

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Chest radiology usually shows a lobar pneumonia. Less commonly, a diffuse or bronchopneumonia may be seen.

Pleural effusion and empyema may be seen.

Pneumatocoeles occur rarely.

Reference:

  1. Bruce MG, Zulz T, DeByle C, et al. Haemophilus influenzae serotype a invasive disease, Alaska, USA, 1983-2011. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;19(6):932-7

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