Cystic fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Severe bilateral central bronchiectasis. Left subclavian chest port. 


Bilateral severe, widespread bronchiectasis with occasional mucus plugging and background mosaic attenuation, most likely due to air trapping.  Lung volumes are increased.

Case Discussion

Advanced cystic fibrosis.  

Imaging was obtained shortly before bilateral lung transplantation.

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Case information

rID: 13187
Published: 11th Mar 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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