Computed tomography of rounded atelectasis

Hua Ren, Ralph H. Hruban, Janet E. Kuhlman, Elliot K. Fishman, Paul S. Wheeler, Elias A. Zerhouni, Grover M. Hutchins

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High resolution CT of a fixed-inflated air-dried lung was obtained from a patient with rounded atelectasis. The dense periphery of the mass was shown to correspond to an invagination of the pleura, and the central lucency to slightly aerated atelectatic lung parenchyma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1031-1034
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


  • Atelectasis
  • Computed tomography
  • Diseases
  • Lungs
  • Pleura

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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