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By Jannette Collins MD MEd, Eric J. Stern MD

ISBN-10: 0781763142

ISBN-13: 9780781763141

Revised to mirror the present cardiothoracic radiology curriculum for diagnostic radiology residency, this concise textual content presents the fundamental wisdom had to interpret chest radiographs and CT scans. This variation contains approximately 800 new photographs received with state of the art know-how and a brand new bankruptcy on cardiac imaging.

A new styles of lung affliction part offers a one-stop advisor to spotting and knowing findings visible on thin-section CT. This version additionally comprises the recent type of idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, present concepts for comparing solitary pulmonary nodules, an set of rules for dealing with incidental nodules obvious on chest CT, the recent global future health association type of lung tumors, and various new instances within the self-assessment chapter.

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This is a perilymphatic distribution, which is typical of sarcoidosis. trilobular distribution are characteristic of the acute or subacute stage of extrinsic allergic alveolitis (Fig. 2-30) or respiratory bronchiolitis. The nodules are poorly defined and usually measure less than 3 mm in diameter. A random distribution of miliary nodules can be seen with hematogenous spread of tuberculosis (Fig. 2-31), fungal infection, or metastases from a variety of primary sources. When associated with irregularly shaped, thin-walled cysts, randomly distributed nodules suggest Langerhan cell histiocytosis.

Ring around the artery sign. A: PA chest radiograph of a patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome shows a ring of lucency around the right pulmonary artery (arrows), signifying pneumomediastinum. B: CT confirms air surrounding both pulmonary arteries (arrows). B A FIGURE 2-18. Silhouette sign. A: PA chest radiograph of a patient with pneumococcal pneumonia shows opacification of the right lower lung, which partially obscures the right heart border (the silhouette sign), indicating a process involving the right middle lobe.

2-17), as seen on frontal and lateral chest radiographs, representing pneumomediastinum (16). SILHOUETTE SIGN FIGURE 2-14. Juxtaphrenic peak sign. PA chest radiograph of a man treated with mediastinal radiation shows paramediastinal radiation fibrosis (dashed arrows) and upward retraction of both hila. There is tenting of the left hemidiaphragm (solid arrow), indicating a loss of left upper lobe volume, seen as the juxtaphrenic peak sign. Felson and Felson (17) popularized the term silhouette sign to indicate an obliteration of the borders of the heart, other mediastinal structures, or diaphragm by an adjacent opacity of similar density.

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