Tree in bud

Case contributed by Dr Paul Smith

Presentation

Cough

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Modality: CT

Moderately extensive tree-in-bud is again identified in both lower lobes, which is more prominent on the right. 

Once again, extensive bronchiectasis is identified in the right upper lobe, the right middle lobe and the inferior lingular segment. Both lower lobes are also noted to have bronchiectasis anteriorly and laterally. This is not significantly changed when comparisons are made with previous imaging.

Case Discussion

Moderately extensive tree-in-bud is again identified in both lower lobes, which is more prominent on the right. 

Once again, extensive bronchiectasis is identified in the right upper lobe, the right middle lobe and the inferior lingular segment. Both lower lobes are also noted to have bronchiectasis anteriorly and laterally. This is not significantly changed when comparisons are made with previous imaging. 

Pathology proven MAIC infection

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Case Information

rID: 10877
Case created: 29th Sep 2010
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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