This site is targeted at medical and radiology professionals, contains user contributed content, and material that may be confusing to a lay audience. Use of this site implies acceptance of our Terms of Use.

Bat wing pulmonary opacities

Bat's wing or butterfly pulmonary opacities refer to a pattern of bilateral perihilar shadowing.

It is classically described on a frontal chest radiograph but can also refer to appearances on chest CT 3-4.

Bat's wing pulmonary opacities can be caused by

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert_accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert_accept Thank you for updating your details.