Cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female

There is a Port-a-cath ® in situ and typical finding of advanced bronchiectasis: ring shadows and tram-track opacities are seen throughout both lungs, particularly in the upper zones.

Case Discussion

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

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