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Patterns and Signs in Thoracic Imaging

  • Sivasubramanian Srinivasan
  • Ashish Chawla
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Abstract

The imaging appearances of pulmonary pathologies can be classified into various patterns for the ease of description and to narrow down the differential diagnoses. Imaging pattern refers to a finding or multiple findings suggesting one or more specific conditions [1, 2]. Many characteristic signs have also been described in computed tomography (CT) and radiographs. Along with the clinical features, these signs help in localizing the lesion or in arriving at a diagnosis.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sivasubramanian Srinivasan
    • 1
  • Ashish Chawla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyKhoo Teck Puat HospitalSingaporeSingapore

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