Cystic bronchiectasis

Last revised by Dr Mohammadtaghi Niknejad on 28 Nov 2021

Cystic bronchiectasis is one of the less common morphological forms of bronchiectasis. It may be present on its own or may occur in combination with other forms of bronchiectasis.

For a general discussion, please refer to the article on bronchiectasis.

Radiographic features

It is characterized by saccular dilatation of bronchi that extends to the pleural surfaces. When aggregated these may give a "bunch of grapes" like appearance. 

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