TITLE

The 'dark bronchus' sign: HRCT diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

AUTHOR(S)
Yadav, Poonam; Seith, Ashu; Sood, Rita
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Annals of Thoracic Medicine;Jan-Mar2007, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the importance of the 'dark bronchus' sign in the diagnosis of uniform, diffuse ground glass opacification on high resolution computerized tomography (HRCT). This sign is useful to identify diffuse ground glass opacity on HRCT in cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia who may present with a normal or equivocal chest radiograph in the early course of disease.
ACCESSION #
23887137

 

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