Name : shahram
Family : kahkouii
Affiliation :Assistant Professor
Academic Degree : Assistant Professor
Resident : masoud atyabi
Gender : Male
Age : 52
52 years old heavy smoker man with cough
smooth subpleural ground glass opacities more in lower lobes associated with centriacinar emphysema more in upper lobes. there is no evidence of honey combing.
Discussion (Related Text)
Interstitial DDX of subpleaural ground glass opacities are DIP, NSIP, UIP. according to appearance of ground glass opacities and other accompanying finding, diagnosis is possible. smooth ground glass opacities indicate DIP. coarse ground glass opacities indicate fibrotic NSIP and UIP. subpleural sparing indicates NSIP. honey combing indicates UIP and NSIP. centriacinar emphysema indicates DIP.
Brant's fundamentals of Diagnostic Radiology volume 2