Cystic bronchiectasis

Cystic bronchiectasis is one of the less common morphological forms of bronchiectasis. It is characterised by saccular dilatation of bronchi that extend to the pleural surfaces. When aggregated these may give a "bunch of grapes" like appearance. It may be present on its own or may be occur in combination with other forms of bronchiectasis.

Pathology 

It may occur in congental or acquired forms

Associations
  • immunodeficiency states
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Article information

rID: 50703
System: Chest
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Saccular bronchiectasis

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