Cystic bronchiectasis

Clinical presentation

40 year old lady with chronic productive cough since 5 years. Chest radiograph showed right mid zone opacity.

CT chest plain


Cystic dilatation of airways seen in right middle lobe and lower lobe and to a minimal extent in inferior aspect of anterior segment of right upper lobe. Some of the dilated airways show air fluid levels within suggestive of active infection. No mass lesions within to suggest any fungal ball.

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Cystic airway dilatation with air fluid levels within few of them. 

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  1. Bronchiectasis – Radiopaedia.