CT Chest

Coronal lung window
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ When the underlying lung is abnormal, a pneumothorax is referred to as secondary spontaneous. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Pulmonary emphysema - “ Pulmonary emphysema is defined as the "abnormal permanent enlargement of the airspaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destructi...”
  • Pneumothorax - “ Pneumothorax refers to the presence of gas (air) in the pleural space. When this collection of gas is constantly enlarging with resulting compress...”
  • Pulmonary bullae - “ Pulmonary bullae are focal regions of emphysema with no discernible wall which measure more than 1 cm in diameter 1-2. Some use the term pulmonary...”

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