Lung parenchyma changes in ankylosing spondylitis: demonstration with high resolution CT and correlation with disease duration.

@article{Senocak2003LungPC,
  title={Lung parenchyma changes in ankylosing spondylitis: demonstration with high resolution CT and correlation with disease duration.},
  author={Ozlem Senocak and Metin Manisali and Dinç Ozaksoy and Can Sevinç and Elif Akalin},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={117-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the spectrum of the lung parenchyma changes in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) with high resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and correlate the findings with disease duration. MATERIAL AND METHODS Twenty patients (18 male, 2 female) with the diagnosis of AS according to New York criteria were included in the study. None of the patients had history of tuberculosis, prolonged inorganic dust exposure and hospitalization for pneumonia. Seven of the patients were smokers, three… CONTINUE READING

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