Bronchiectasis

  • Etiology: irreversible dilation of the airways
  • CT: inspiratory – diameter of bronchus > diameter of adjacent pulmonary artery

Cases of Bronchiectasis

CT of bronchiectasis
Axial CT without contrast of the chest shows extensive bronchiectasis throughout the lungs.
CXR of bronchiectasis
CXR shows linear cystic changes in the lingula and left lower lobe posteriorly which were chronic in nature.