Air-space pattern in lung metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the GI tract.

  title={Air-space pattern in lung metastasis from adenocarcinoma of the GI tract.},
  author={Michele Gaeta and Sergio Dalla Volta and Emanuele Scribano and G. Loria and Antonino Vallone and Ignazio Pandolfo},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  volume={20 2},
PURPOSE We retrospectively reviewed a series of proven lung metastasis to evaluate the frequency and CT features of metastases showing an air-space (lepidic) pattern of growth. METHOD CT examinations of 65 patients with proven lung metastasis from GI carcinomas were reviewed by three observers. Four CT features were used to classify lesions as air-space metastases: (a) air-space nodules; (b) parenchymal consolidation containing air bronchogram and/or showing angiogram sign; (c) focal or… CONTINUE READING
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