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Case 4210

Endobronchial spread of tuberculosis

Author(s)
João Filipe Costa, Pedro Belo Oliveira, José Adelino, Luísa Teixeira
 
Patient
male, 20 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    1: Chest X-ray PA (a) and lateral (b)
     

    Right lower lobe pneumonia with air alveologram and air bronchogram. Cavitation in the apical segment. Small ill-defined nodules in the middle zone of the left lung.

     

    Right lower lobe pneumonia with air alveologram and air bronchogram. Cavitation in the apical segment. Small ill-defined nodules in the middle zone of the left lung.

     
     
     
  • Figure 2
    2: Chest CT

    Right lower lobe consolidation with positive air bronchogram.

     
     
     
  • Figure 3
    3: Chest CT

    Thick-walled cavity within consolidation in the apical segment of right lower lobe. Note the bronchial communication.

     
     
     
  • Figure 4
    4: Chest CT (a) and HRCT (b,c)
     

    Ill-defined, confluent acinar nodules in a centrilobular distribution (arrowheads) and multiple branching opacities, the tree-in-bud sign (arrows).

     

    Ill-defined, confluent acinar nodules in a centrilobular distribution and multiple branching opacities - the tree-in-bud sign.

     

    Ill-defined, confluent acinar nodules in a centrilobular distribution and multiple branching opacities, the tree-in-bud sign.

     
     
     
Right lower lobe pneumonia with air alveologram and air bronchogram. Cavitation in the apical segment. Small ill-defined nodules in the middle zone of the left lung.
 
Right lower lobe pneumonia with air alveologram and air bronchogram. Cavitation in the apical segment. Small ill-defined nodules in the middle zone of the left lung.
 
Right lower lobe consolidation with positive air bronchogram.
 
Thick-walled cavity within consolidation in the apical segment of right lower lobe. Note the bronchial communication.
 
Ill-defined, confluent acinar nodules in a centrilobular distribution (arrowheads) and multiple branching opacities, the tree-in-bud sign (arrows).
 
Ill-defined, confluent acinar nodules in a centrilobular distribution and multiple branching opacities - the tree-in-bud sign.
 
Ill-defined, confluent acinar nodules in a centrilobular distribution and multiple branching opacities, the tree-in-bud sign.
 
 
 
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