Pneumonia in neutropenic patients

  title={Pneumonia in neutropenic patients},
  author={Claus Peter Heussel and H.-U. Kauczor and Andrew J Ullmann},
  journal={European Radiology},
Radiologists have a special role in the management of neutropenic patients. The appropriate investigational technique, frequently targeted differential diagnosis, and the special needs of these patients, need to be understood. Early detection of a focus is the major goal in febrile neutropenic patients. As pneumonia is the most common focus, chest imaging is a special radiological task. The sensitivity of chest X-ray, especially in supine position, is known to be low; therefore, the very… CONTINUE READING
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