Radiologic manifestations of round pneumonia in adults.

  title={Radiologic manifestations of round pneumonia in adults.},
  author={Arnold L Wagner and Margaret S Szabunio and Ken S. Hazlett and Stephan G. Wagner},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={170 3},
Round pneumonia, a benign cause of coin lesions seen on chest radiography, can often be difficult to distinguish from bronchogenic carcinoma. Although relatively uncommon in adults, this entity will probably be seen in most radiology practices and may lead to CT and biopsy. Because round pneumonia is easily treated with antibiotics, this diagnosis should be considered in all patients with a coin lesion, keeping in mind that bronchogenic carcinoma is much more frequent. A recent chest radiograph… CONTINUE READING


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