Cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female

Single chest x-ray in of a 15 year old female demonstrates a Port-a-cath ® in situ and typical finding of advanced bronchiectasis: ring shadows and tram-track opacities are seen throughout both lungs, particularly well in the uppers zone.

Case Discussion

These findings are consistent with a known diagnosis of cystic fibrosis.

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Case information

rID: 8247
Published: 20th Jan 2010
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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