Cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Single chest x-ray in of a 14 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 finding are consistent with the known diagnosis of cystic fibrosis

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Case information

rID: 8247
Case created: 20th Jan 2010
Last edited: 7th Sep 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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