Cystic bronchiectasis

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou

Presentation

Recurrent attacks of cough, expectoration and dyspnea

Patient Data

Age: 48 years old
Gender: Female
CT

Cystic bronchiectatic changes are noted involving the right upper and lower lung lobes with relative sparing of the middle lobe which shows compensatory hyperinflation. Some of the dilated bronchi shows air/fluid level which is keeping with concurrent infection.

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Case information

rID: 44499
Published: 28th Apr 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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