A practical approach to cystic lung disease on HRCT

@article{Beddy2011APA,
  title={A practical approach to cystic lung disease on HRCT},
  author={P. Beddy and J. Babar and A. Devaraj},
  journal={Insights into Imaging},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={1 - 7}
}
  • P. Beddy, J. Babar, A. Devaraj
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Insights into Imaging
  • A lung cyst is defined as a round parenchymal lucency or area of low attenuation with a thin wall. They are not uncommon findings on high-resolution (HR) thoracic computed tomography (CT) and when identified, they require explanation. The differential diagnosis for diseases characterised by lung cysts is broad ranging from isolated chest disorders to rare multisystem diseases. This article provides a practical approach for evaluating lung cysts on HRCT, highlighting disorders in which the HRCT… CONTINUE READING
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