Fluffy infiltrate | definition of fluffy infiltrate by Medical dictionary
A descriptive term for patchy perihilar parenchymal infiltrates on a plain film of the chest, which correspond to alveolar lesions of advanced pulmonary sarcoidosis
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fluffy infiltrate Imaging A descriptor for patchy perihilar parenchymal infiltrates on a plain CXR, which correspond to alveolar lesions of advanced pulmonary sarcoidosis
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Caption: Figure 4: (a) Diffuse airspace patchy consolidation with distention of bronchi and fluffy infiltrates
. (b) Dense consolidation in the superior aspect of the right lower lobe with air bronchograms.
Chest X-ray also showed bilateral fluffy infiltrates
. Pulmonology consultation was sought for optimization of antibiotics and their advice was followed.