Chest Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

  • E. A. Kazerooni


There are numerous systemic diseases, both acquired and hereditary, that affect the thorax. The many radiologic manifestations of these diseases may involve the lungs and pleura as well as cardiovascular, neurologic, hematologic and osseous structures of the thorax. What follows is a summary of the more common of these entities.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Sickle Cell Disease Tuberous Sclerosis Bronchiolitis Obliterans Usual Interstitial Pneumonia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Kazerooni
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Medical Center DriveUniversity of Michigan Medical CenterArborUSA

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