Interlobular septal thickening

There are many causes of interlobular septal thickening, and this should be distinguished from intralobular septal thickening. Thickening of the interlobular septa can be smooth, nodular or irregular, with many entities able to cause more than one pattern.

Pathology

Causes of septal thickening include
Smooth
Nodular
Irregular

Radiographic features

Chest radiograph

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rID: 5046
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Inter-lobular septal thickening
  • Thickened interlobular septae
  • Thickened interlobular septa
  • Thickening of interlobular septae
  • Prominent interlobular septa
  • Prominent interlobular septae
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