Case 41

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 59-year-old female non-smoker under regular review by the chest physicians complained of a 3-month history of recurrent chest infections. A CXR (Image 1) followed by a CT (Images 2a, b) was performed.


Recurrent Infection Chest Physician Regular Review HRCT Finding Parenchymal Destruction 
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  1. 1.
    Foster TWL et al (1993) The emphysemas: radiologic-pathologic correlations. Radiographics 13:311–328PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    M.A.King et al (1996) Alpha 1- antitrypsin deficiency: evaluation of bronchiectasis with CT. Radiology,199:137–141PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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