Chronic bilateral airspace opacification (differential)

Chronic bilateral airspace opacification is a subset of the differential diagnosis for airspace opacification. An exhaustive list of all possible causes of chronic bilateral airspace opacities is long, but a useful framework is as follows:


Article information

rID: 1127
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Chronic Airspace Opacities : bilateral
  • Chronic bilateral airspace shadowing
  • Chronic airspace opacities (bilateral)
  • Chronic bilateral air-space opacification
  • Chronic bilateral airspace opacities

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