Cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

CT Chest

CT shows bilateral cylindrical bronchiectasis, predominant in the lower, lingula and middle lobes associated with peribronchial thickening and some mucous plugs, especially in the lower lobes. This finding is accompanied by centrilobular nodules with tree in bud morphology, compatible with inflammatory disease of distal airway. 

Case Discussion

Extensive bilateral cylindrical bronchiectasis, centrilobular nodules associated with tree in bud morphology, inflammatory findings consistent with distal airway compromise .

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Case information

rID: 29080
Published: 2nd May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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