Normal anterior bronchus shadows

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: X-ray

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Case Discussion

The bronchi of the anterior segments of the upper lobes course mainly anteriorly in 50% of cases and are thus seen a ring shadows will little if any soft tissue laterally.

Presence of more than 5mm of soft tissue lateral to a visible bronchus has been termed the anterior bronchus sign.

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Case Information

rID: 8832
Case created: 2nd Mar 2010
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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