Plain Film and HRCT Diagnosis of Interstitial Lung Disease

  • Sujal R. Desai


The interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are an important and challenging group of pulmonary disorders. The term ILD encompasses a range of disorders categorized by four broad groupings: granulomatous ILD (e.g., sarcoidosis), ILDs of known cause (e.g., drug-induced, connective-tissue-disease-related), idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, and a miscellaneous group [1, 2].


Interstitial Lung Disease Interstitial Pneumonia Organize Pneumonia Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia Reticular Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sujal R. Desai
    • 1
  1. 1.King’s College London, King’s Health Partners, Department of RadiologyKing’s College Hospital NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

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