Cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Ashkan Moslehi

Presentation

Severe cough.

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

Cystic bronchiectasis containing air-fluid levels. Peribronchial and septal thickening is seen.

Mosaic attenuation due to small airway disease is evident.

Case Discussion

Female patient with known cystic fibrosis (CF). The sputum culture was positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the most common infective agent in CF. 

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Case Information

rID: 19174
Case created: 12th Aug 2012
Last edited: 18th Feb 2017
Systems: Paediatrics, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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