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The Sonographic Air Bronchogram

Air bronchograms are something that many of us, even if we don’t know ultrasound, have heard before. They refer to a consolidated lung that surrounds small airways.  This finding can easily be seen on ultrasound and is highly specific for pneumonia.  Learn the difference between a dynamic air bronchogram and a static air bronchogram with this video: 


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5 Responses to The Sonographic Air Bronchogram

  1. brendan webb says:

    This is excellent. We are trying to use US to dx pneumonia here in our residency program in Aswan, Egypt. We don’t have 24 hr CXR available. Thank you so much for producing this.

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  4. Tina Samuel says:

    Fascinating! Thanks for the great tips!

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