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Volume 18, Number 11—November 2012

Letter

Severe Pneumonia Caused by Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 11, Italy

Antonella GrottolaComments to Author , Fabio Forghieri, Marisa Meacci, Anna Fabio, Lorena Pozzi, Patrizia Marchegiano, Mauro Codeluppi, Monica Morselli, Leonardo Potenza, Ambra Paolini, Valeria Coluccio, Mario Luppi, Fabio Rumpianesi, and Monica Pecorari
Author affiliations: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy; and University Hospital-Policlinico, Modena

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Imaging studies of 42-year-old man with severe pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila serogroup 11, showing lobar consolidation of the left lower lung lobe, with an air-bronchogram within the homogeneous airspace consolidation. Consensual mild pleural effusion was documented by a chest radiograph (A) and high-resolution computed tomography (B). A week after hospital admission, repeat high-resolution computerized tomography of the chest showed extensive and homogeneous consolidation of left u

Figure. . . Imaging studies of 42-year-old man with severe pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila serogroup 11, showing lobar consolidation of the left lower lung lobe, with an air-bronchogram within the homogeneous airspace consolidation. Consensual mild pleural effusion was documented by a chest radiograph (A) and high-resolution computed tomography (B). A week after hospital admission, repeat high-resolution computerized tomography of the chest showed extensive and homogeneous consolidation of left upper and lower lobes, accompanied by bilateral ground-glass opacities (C and D).

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