Airspace disease

Rekha A. Cherian, Bryce Lowrey

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Abstract

Airspace disease indicates filling of pulmonary alveoli. The pulmonary acinus is the basic structural unit of the lung. Acinar filling results in airspace opacification that may be evident on a radiograph. Causes of airspace disease could be acute or chronic. This chapter reviews the radiographic appearance and causes of airspace disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Fundamentals: Introduction to Imaging & Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages77-81
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030221737
ISBN (Print)9783030221720
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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