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Finger-in-glove sign in bronchial atresia
  1. Yvonne Nussbaumer-Ochsner,
  2. Malcolm Kohler
  1. Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
  1. Correspondence to Malcolm Kohler, Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland; malcolm.kohler{at}usz.ch

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A 31-year-old, HIV-positive man presented with a history of chronic dry cough. Chest x-ray showed a rounded, branching opacity in the left upper lung (finger-in-glove sign, figure 1A). CT showed mucoid impaction, segmental hyperlucency and decreased vascularity of the left upper lobe (figure 1B). 3D reconstruction of the bronchial tree revealed an atretic apicoposterior segmental bronchus of the …

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