Atelectasis

Rekha A. Cherian, Bryce Lowrey

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Abstract

Many chest radiographic reports include the term atelectasis. Atelectasis means incomplete lung expansion. There are several pathophysiologic mechanisms that result in atelectasis. Pneumonia and atelectasis are often considered in the differential diagnosis of airspace opacities and can be difficult to differentiate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Fundamentals: Introduction to Imaging & Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages89-97
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783030221737
ISBN (Print)9783030221720
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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