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Bronchiectasis

Incidental findings Clubbing, sputum pot
Signs Productive cough, crepitations
Differential diagnosis Bronciectasis, ca lung, fibrosing alveolitis, abcess
Function ?Respiratory compromise
Tests CXR, ABG
High resolution CT scan

Causes

Post infective: pneumonia / Tuberculosis
Bronchial obstruction: TB, carcinoma, lymph nodes
Hypogammaglobulinaemia
Cystic fibrosis
Kartanegers

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Look for splenomegaly (amyloidosis)

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