High-resolution CT of the chest in four patients with pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis or pulmonary venoocclusive disease.

@article{Dufour1998HighresolutionCO,
  title={High-resolution CT of the chest in four patients with pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis or pulmonary venoocclusive disease.},
  author={Bertrand Dufour and Sophie Ma{\^i}tre and Marc Humbert and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique Capron and G{\'e}rald Simonneau and Dominique Musset},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1998},
  volume={171 5},
  pages={1321-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Clinical differentiation of isolated pulmonary hypertensive arteriopathy from pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis or pulmonary venoocclusive disease can be difficult on a clinical basis alone. Differentiation is important because misdiagnosis of pulmonary capillary hemangiomatosis or pulmonary venoocclusive disease may lead to severe vasodilator-induced pulmonary edema. The objective of our study was to determine whether high-resolution CT of the chest could distinguish pulmonary… CONTINUE READING

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