Tracheal buckling

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Fever and cough.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Modality: X-ray

Both films are expiratory judging by the buckle of the trachea on each. There is interstitial thickening in keeping with bronchiolitis but there are no major areas of collapse or consolidation to suggest atelectasis or pneumonia.

Case Discussion

Tracheal buckling in a 6 months old.

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Case Information

rID: 8287
Case created: 22nd Jan 2010
Last edited: 25th Nov 2015
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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