Bronchial wall thickening

Bronchial wall thickening is an imaging descriptor used to describe abnormal thickening of bronchial walls and can arise from a vast number of pathological entities. It is one of the causes of peribronchial cuffing.

The presence of bronchial wall thickening usually (but not always) implies inflammation of the airways.




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rID: 27490
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Thickening of bronchial walls
  • Thickening of the bronchial walls

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