Upper lobe bronchiectasis

Distribution of bronchiectasis can help in narrowing the differential diagnosis. Upper lobe bronchiectasis is typically seen in:

Rarely it may be seen with non tuberculous mycobacterial infection (e.g. MAC infection 2)

When in mid-upper lobes also consider:

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rID: 2243
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bronchiectasis involving upper lobes

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