Cystic bronchiectasis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


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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Case information

rID: 14629
Published: 13th Aug 2011
Last edited: 4th Feb 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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