Radiology Notes

My notes during radiology residency, fellowship, and beyond…

Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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  • premature infants less than 1000 g
  • mechanical ventilation and oxygen toxicity
  • after 2 weeks (distinguish from Pulmonary Interstitial Emphysema <2 weeks)
  • persistent hazy density
  • coarse lung markings
  • bubblelike lucencies
  • bandlike opacities
  • Wilson-Mikity syndrome = BPD in absence of mechanical venilation
  • improve with age, minor persistent problems
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Written by lmwong

January 24, 2010 at 4:59 pm

Posted in chest, pediatrics, pulmonary

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