Pediatric Chronic Lung Disease

  • Etiology: premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome who are chronically ventilated for more than 30 days
  • Imaging: normally expanded lungs with interstitial scarring, CXR findings normalize over long-term
  • Clinical: less severe clinical course than bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Radiology Cases of Chronic Lung Disease

CXR of chronic lung disease
CXR AP shows increased interstitial lung markings bilaterally and normal lung volumes.