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Air Bronchograms

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Tubular outlines of the smaller airways.
  • Significance

  • Appear when the alveoli surrounding the airway collapse or are filled with fluid.
  • Causes of Air Bronchograms

  • Pneumonia
  • Atelectasis
  • Pulmonary oedema
  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Bronchoalveolar carcinoma
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