Early squamous cell carcinoma of the lung: CT and pathologic correlation.


PURPOSE To study the factors that influence computed tomographic (CT) visibility of early squamous cell carcinoma, which was defined as a lesion confined to the bronchial wall without lymph node metastasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS CT was performed in 18 patients with 18 early squamous cell carcinoma lesions. The 5.0-mm or thinner sections were reviewed… (More)


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