The Sonographic Air Bronchogram

(This post was first published on at January 20, 2016)

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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