Bunch of grapes sign

Dr Ian Bickle and Dr Andrew Dixon et al.

Bunch-of-grapes sign refers to the ultrasound appearance of multiple cystic spaces within the uterus as the result of hydropic swelling of trophoblastic villi within a hydatidiform mole.

This sign is also described in bronchiectasis where on plain radiograph, the dilated bronchi in approximation appear as a bunch-of-grapes.

The same term is used to described the appearances of an intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN).


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rID: 18798
System: Obstetrics
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cluster of grapes sign
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    A bunch of grapes
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    Case 2: bunch of grapes from IPMN of the pancreas
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