Cystic fibrosis (pulmonary manifestations)

Case contributed by Dr Chris Luis


1 week history of worsening wet cough.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

Right-sided Port-A-Cath is appropriately projected with the tip at the superior atriocaval junction. Coarse interstitial markings and dilated bronchi.  No collapse or consolidation.  The pleural reflections are clear.  The cardiomediastinal outline is normal.

Case Discussion

These findings are typical of cystic fibrosis.

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Case information

rID: 55281
Case created: 28th Aug 2017
Last edited: 11th Feb 2018
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
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