Acute unilateral airspace opacification (differential)

Dr Varun Babu and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

Acute unilateral airspace opacification is a subset of the differential diagnosis for airspace opacification.  

Differential diagnosis

The exhaustive list of all possible causes would be huge, but a useful framework includes:

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Article information

rID: 847
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Causes of unilateral acute air space opacities
  • Acute unilateral air-space opacification
  • Acute unilateral airspace shadowing

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Cases and figures

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    Case 1: acute pulmonary oedema
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    Case 2: pulmonary haemorrhage
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    Multifocal airspa...
    Case 3: infection
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    RLL consolidation
    Case 4: infection post NG malplacement
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    Case 5: right lower lobe apical segment
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