Cystic bronchiectasis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Chronic cough.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Cystic spaces within the right upper lobe. No focal consolidation. Mild cardiomegaly. 


Extensive cystic bronchiectasis in the right upper lobe with mild cylindrical bronchiectasis throughout the remainder of the lungs. Numerous calcified mediastinal lymph nodes. 

Case Discussion

Bronchiectasis is most commonly secondary to previous infection. 

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Case information

rID: 61171
Published: 21st Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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