Bronchiectasis with severe subcutaneous emphysema

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Ashkan Moslehi


5 y/o girl with non cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis developed severe respiratory distress and body puffiness. Chest xray was done immidiatley after arrival.

Patient Data

Age: 5 y/o
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Extensive subcutaneous emphysema, right lung pneumothorax and pneumomediastinum are seen. Pneumoretroperitoneum is also detected.

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Case Information

rID: 19176
Case created: 12th Aug 2012
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2016
Systems: Paediatrics, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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