ANDRE LABBE, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ANDRE LABBE, ISM / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Lobar pneumonia. Frontal X-ray of the lungs of an 8-year-old boy, showing acute lobar pneumonia of the upper lobe of the right lung (upper left). Lobar pneumonia is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the lungs. The alveoli (the air sacs of the lungs) become blocked with pus and solidify. The solid areas are visible on X-rays. Symptoms are coughing and chest pain.
Model release not required. Property release not required.