Bronchiectasis – Differential Diagnosis

Bronchiectasis: Diffuse dilation of the bronchi (DDB). Will see abnormally large airways persisting into the periphery of the lung CT, hx of recurrent sinusitis or pneumonia.
Bronchial cyst
Recurrent aspiration
Or foreign body
Necrotizing pneumonia
Cystic fibrosis
Immotile cilia
Eosinophilic disease
Cilia disease
Allergies or Asthma
Streptococcal pneumonia
Young’s syndrome (azoospermia with recurrent sinusitis)
Staphylococcal pneumonia

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