Predominantly bas...
Predominantly basal and peripheral reticular opacities with honeycombing and traction bronchiectasis.
System: Chest
Section: Signs
Tag: lung
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ The diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis requires the exclusion of other known causes of usual interstitial pneumonia, including use of toxi...”

Used in the following article:

  • Usual interstitial pneumonia - “ Usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) is one of the morphological and pathological patterns of interstitial lung disease. On imaging, it usually pre...”
  • Lung architectural distortion - “ Lung architectural distortion in thoracic radiology refers to a descriptive term give when the normal pulmonary bronchial, vascular, fissural or s...”
  • Honeycombing (lungs) - “ Honeycombing refers to a CT manifestation of diffuse pulmonary fibrosis (usual interstitial pneumonia). The Fleischner Society definition is clust...”

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