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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