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CT angiogram sign (lungs)

The CT angiogram sign refers to vessels appearing prominent during a contrast enhanced CT as they traverse an airless low attenuation portion of consolidated lung. Although initially thought to be specific for bronchoalveolar carcinoma, it has now been recognized as a generic appearance provided the density of consolidation is relatively low. This sign has been associated with:

Article information

rID: 4899
System: Chest, Oncology
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

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