Mounier-Kuhn syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Stefan Götschi



Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Male

Extensive bilateral reticular and ring like opacities, some of which showing air-fluid levels within them. The cardiac and diaphragmatic borders are indistinct. Suspicion of tracheal widening. 


Evidence of tracheobronchomegaly and tracheal diverticulum in upper mediastinum (*). Trachea measures 3.7 cm in diameter.

Multiple bronchiectasis and areas of pneumonic consolidation.

Features are most consistent with Mounier-Kuhn syndrome. 

Case Discussion

Patient with known Mounier-Kuhn syndrome: tracheobronchomegaly with tracheal diverticulum. This patient had lung transplantation later in course.

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Case information

rID: 14894
Published: 3rd Sep 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Chest
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