Cystic bronchiectasis

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis certain


Chronic cough

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Chest x-ray


Throughout both lungs increased coarse markings suggest bronchiectasis. The right heart border is blurred and volume loss is seen on the right suggesting right middle lobe atelectasis. 

CT Chest


Throughout both lungs, but more prominent on the right, is extensive cystic bronchiectasis, with complete collapse of the right middle lobe. 

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