Bronchiectasis

Case contributed by Barry Stevens

Presentation

Clinical Indications: shortness of breath, weight loss, crepitations. Recurrent cough ?TB ?NG.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Chest x-ray 1

Extensive interstitial shadows/fibrosis. Bulky, elevated hilum.

X-ray

Chest x-ray 2 (15 months later)

Increased interstitial shadows/fibrotic changes, pleural thickening and bronchiectatic changes.

Case Discussion

This patient was subsequently referred for a CT Chest which confirmed a final diagnosis of bilateral bronchiectasis of the right lung and the left upper lobe.

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Case information

rID: 14521
Published: 2nd Aug 2011
Last edited: 28th Feb 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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