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Bronchiectasis

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Bronchiectasis

History: 15 year old boy, air evacuated from Japan with a history of recurrent productive cough.

Findings: • Chest radiograph demonstrates opacity in LLL. Thin slice CT with IV contrast in arterial phase demonstrates no abnormal vessels extending to this consolidation to indicate that this may be a sequestration. • A repeat chest radiograph and a CT after 10 day antibiotic therapy demonstrates partial resolution of retrocardiac opacity. CT shows segmental bronchiectasis most likely resulting from numerous prior infections.

Ddx: • Bronchiectasis • CCAM (this case demonstrates dilated bronchi and not cysts as in CCAM) • Pulmonary Sequestration - (no abnormal blood supply in this case)

Dxhow: Response to treatment (no pathology) and Imaging characteristics

Exam: NA

No MeSH data available.


Patient was rescanned after 10 days of antibiotic treatment and respiratory therapy. Axial CT in lung window demonstrates clearance of intrabronchial material and dilated bronchial tree consistent with bronchiectasis.
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Bronchiectasis

Krasnokutsky MK - MedPix

Patient was rescanned after 10 days of antibiotic treatment and respiratory therapy. Axial CT in lung window demonstrates clearance of intrabronchial material and dilated bronchial tree consistent with bronchiectasis.
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MPX2479_synpic24749: Patient was rescanned after 10 days of antibiotic treatment and respiratory therapy. Axial CT in lung window demonstrates clearance of intrabronchial material and dilated bronchial tree consistent with bronchiectasis.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Bronchiectasis

History: 15 year old boy, air evacuated from Japan with a history of recurrent productive cough.

Findings: • Chest radiograph demonstrates opacity in LLL. Thin slice CT with IV contrast in arterial phase demonstrates no abnormal vessels extending to this consolidation to indicate that this may be a sequestration. • A repeat chest radiograph and a CT after 10 day antibiotic therapy demonstrates partial resolution of retrocardiac opacity. CT shows segmental bronchiectasis most likely resulting from numerous prior infections.

Ddx: • Bronchiectasis • CCAM (this case demonstrates dilated bronchi and not cysts as in CCAM) • Pulmonary Sequestration - (no abnormal blood supply in this case)

Dxhow: Response to treatment (no pathology) and Imaging characteristics

Exam: NA

No MeSH data available.