Serial changes of cystic air spaces in fibrosing alveolitis: a CT-pathological study.

@article{Mino1995SerialCO,
  title={Serial changes of cystic air spaces in fibrosing alveolitis: a CT-pathological study.},
  author={Mari Mino and Seiji Noma and Yoshihiro Kobashi and Takako Iwata},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={357-63}
}
In patients with cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (CFA), subpleural large cysts are sometimes seen within honeycombing on computed tomography (CT). These cysts may be interpreted as bullae and the coexistence of emphysema with CFA might be assumed. We evaluated whether cystic spaces in honeycombing become larger in patients with CFA on serial CT scans. CT scans were obtained in 16 patients with CFA, who had undergone two CT examinations (6 to 43 months, mean 25.1 months apart), were reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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