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Virtual Pediatric Hospital: Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease: Case 20 Thoracopaedia: An Imaging Encyclopedia of Pediatric Thoracic Disease

Case 20

Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Chief Complaint:
Two and a half year old female with reactive airway disease.

Clinical History:
The patient was a 2 and 1/2 year old female with a history of recurrent reactive airway disease, sinusitis, and otitis media all of which were refractory to medical management.

Clinical Physical Exam:
Unremarkable

Clinical Labs:
Non-contributory

Clinical Differential Diagnosis:
Asthma

Imaging Findings:
An unenhanced chest CT exam showed differential aeration, atelectasis, and bronchial wall thickening.

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Imaging Differential Diagnosis:
Asthma

Operative Findings:
None

Pathological Findings:
None

Final Diagnosis:
Asthma

Follow-up and Prognosis:
None available.

Similar Cases:
None

References:

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