Imaging of Nonneoplastic Lung Diseases Requiring a Surgical Management

  • S. Piciucchi
  • A. Carloni


There are several nonneoplastic disorders affecting the chest requiring a surgical treatment.

The recommendations for surgery depend on the severity of the respiratory symptoms or on the risk of further development of neoplasm.

These disorders, either congenital or acquired, include parenchymal, pleural, and airway diseases.


Congenital tracheal stenosis Bronchial atresia Bronchopulmonary foregut malformation Congenital lung hyperinflation (CLH) Congenital pulmonary and airway malformations (CPAM) Pulmonary sequestration Pulmonary aspergillosis Tuberculosis Pneumothorax Lung abscess Empyema 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Piciucchi
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Carloni
    • 3
  1. 1.U.O. Radiologia, G.B. Morgagni HospitalForlìItaly
  2. 2.Azienda USL RomagnaForlìItaly
  3. 3.U.O. RadiologiaSanta Maria Hospital, Viale Tristano di JoannuccioTerniItaly

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