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Age: 6 months

Sex: Female

Indication: Chronic respiratory failure

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Case #6


Findings

  • Tracheostomy tube with tip overlying the T2 vertebral body
  • Right lower extremity approach PICC with tip overlying the upper inferior vena cava
  • Gastrostomy tube overlies the left upper quadrant
  • Hyperexpanded lungs with coarse interstitial markings and architectural distortion
  • Paucity of bowel gas in the abdomen


Diagnosis

  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)

Sample Report

Tracheostomy tube with tip overlying the T2 vertebral body.

Right lower extremity approach PICC with tip overlying the upper inferior vena cava.

Gastrostomy tube overlies the left upper quadrant.

Hyperexpanded lungs with coarse interstitial markings and architectural distortion, consistent with changes of chronic lung disease (bronchopulmonary dsyplasia).

Paucity of bowel gas in the abdomen, which is nonspecific.


Discussion

  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a form a chronic lung disease in infants, seen most often in premature infants who require prolonged oxygen support and positive pressure ventilation
  • Typical radiographic findings of BPD include air trapping, multifocal scarring, and architectural distortion



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