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Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

  • B. H. Gross
  • K. A. Buckwalter
  • D. L. Spizarny
  • M. Rebner
  • M. Sperber

Abstract

The chest may be involved in any of a number of systemic diseases. Because the chest is easily and frequently imaged (via chest radiography, conventional tomography, computed tomography (CT) including high resolution computed tomography (HRCT), ultrasonography, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)) such involvement is often manifested radiographically. Indeed, one could probably write an entire textbook on pulmonary involvement in systemic diseases. Instead, this chapter attempts to highlight chest radiographic manifestations of some of the more common systemic diseases that affect the chest, with a few unusual and interesting entities also included.

Keywords

Sickle Cell Disease Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia High Resolution Compute Tomography Alveolar Hemorrhage Eosinophilic Pneumonia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. H. Gross
  • K. A. Buckwalter
  • D. L. Spizarny
  • M. Rebner
  • M. Sperber

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