Differential Diagnosis in Chest X-Rays
Conventional radiology remains the backbone of conventional radiology & a must-know area for all physicians. In this book, extracted from Burgener & Kormano's acclaimed DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS IN CONVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY you will get essential help in diagnosing a wide range of conditions using standard radiographic images. It focuses on the radiographic diagnosis of chest x-rays, allowing professionals to make use of the vital information they need for diagnosis in a targeted & cost-effective manner. By presenting original illustrations of the conditions alongside tables showing additional differential diagnostic information, the book points to the correct diagnosis even in difficult cases.
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Mediastinal or Hilar Enlargement 41 Chapter 8
Pleural Effusion 69 Chapter 9
Intrathoracic Calcifications 79 Chapter 10
Alveolar Infiltrates and Atelectasis 91 References
CID Cytomegalic inclusion disease UIP Usual interstitial pneumonia
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