VARICOSE BRONCHIECTASIS

Bronchial lumen assumes a beaded (‘string of pearls’) configuration with sequential dilatation and constriction. Causes include ABPA,Swyer- James syndrome. 
Plain film
•  Beaded airway dilatation with or without mucous impaction (‘finger in glove’).
 ABPA tends to affect the upper lobes.



 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll to Top