Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ A child with known cystic fibrosis and left upper lobe collapse due to mucous plugging. The upper lobe went on to re-expand.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Cystic fibrosis - “ Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive genetic disease that affects the exocrine function of the lungs, liver, pancreas, and small bowel r...”
  • Lobar lung collapse - “ Lobar collapse refers to the collapse of an entire lobe of the lung. As such it is a subtype of atelectasis (collapse is not entirely synonymous w...”
  • Cystic fibrosis (pulmonary manifestations) - “ Pulmonary manifestations of cystic fibrosis are some of the best known in cystic fibrosis (CF). This is partly because the lungs are often severel...”

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