Tram-track sign (chest)

Andrew Murphy and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Tram-track sign may be used in chest radiography or CT to denote the thickened non-tapering (parallel) walls of cylindrical bronchiectasis.

It should not be confused with other tram-track signs elsewhere in the body. 


Article information

rID: 32544
System: Chest
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Tram-track sign - chest

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