CT-BASED EVALUATION OF NECROTIC CONSOLIDATION WITH ITS CLINICAL CORELATION AND MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONS : A CASE SERIES

Dr. Rajat Arora, Dr. Viral Panchal, Dr. Yash Rathod

Abstract


Necrotising pneumonia is a severe complication of community-acquired pneumonia characterised by liquefaction and cavitation of lung tissue, associated with high morbidity and mortality. Contrast enhanced CT evaluation of chest has definitive role in not only detecting the necrotic pulmonary tissue but also to look for co-existant lung/pleural pathologies. This article outlines the CECT features of the necrotizing consolidation , with the management implications in these patients.


Keywords


Necrotising pneumonia, liquefaction, lung tissue

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