A Systematic Approach to Chest X-Ray Analysis

  • J. S. Klein


This article reviews the approach to commonly encountered chest radiographic abnormalities, with a focus on the use of ancillary imaging studies for specific characterization of radiographic findings and to facilitate differential diagnosis.


Interstitial Lung Disease Fibrous Dysplasia Mediastinal Mass Bronchogenic Carcinoma Solitary Pulmonary Nodule 
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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Klein
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologyFletcher Allen Health CareBurlingtonUSA

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