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Sunday 2 May 2004

bronchiectasia, bronchiectases

Digital case (Digital slides)

- HPC:216 : Bronchiectasis
- HPC:366 : Bronchiectasis in ciliary dyskinesia
- Case 11750: Bronchiectasis and BALT hyperplasia

Microscopy

- prominent dilation of bronchial airways producing an almost cystic pattern to the lung
- dilatation of bronchial walls with prominent submucosal inflammation. - exfoliation of bronchial epithelial lining cells (squamous metaplastic cells and/or respiratory lining cells)
- early peribronchial fibrosis

Videos

- Bronchiectasis by Washington deceit

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References

- Barker AF. Bronchiectasis. N Engl J Med. 2002 May 2;346(18):1383-93. PMID: 11986413

Portfolio

  • Bronchiectasis with mucocele
  • Bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis with peribronchial inflammation
  • Bronchiectasis with peribronchial inflammation
  • Bronchiectasis and BALT hyperplasia (Case 11750)
  • Bronchiectasis and BALT hyperplasia (Case 11750)
  • Bronchiectasis and BALT hyperplasia (Case 11750)
  • Bronchiectasis and BALT hyperplasia (Case 11750)
  • Bronchiectasis and BALT hyperplasia (Case 11750)
  • Bronchiectasis in cystic fibrosis