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spine sign

lungs should get darker as you go down - whiteness can inidcate pneumonia

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5 signs of airspace disease

1. filling in of acini (air space)
2. air space nodules
3. consolidation
4. air bronchograms
5. sillouette sign

3

5 causes of airspace disease

1. water- pulm edema
2. pus -
3. blood
4. protein
5. tumor

4

what are air bronchograms

normally cannot see bronchi, but when the rest is white, becomes visible due to contrast

5

what is silourette sign

effacement of a structure by a process of similar density

6

2 atypical signs of infection

1. cavity
- bacteria
- TB
- fungal infection
2. miliary
-TB
- Fungal

7

def. cavitations

air pockets

8

def. miliary

tiny dots everywehre

9

3 signs of intersitial disease

1. reticular - net-like
2. nodular
3. reticulonodular

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4 signs of edema

1. pleural effusions/cardiomegaly
2. vascular redistribution/enlargement
3. intersistial changes
4. alveolar edema

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4 signs of interstitial changes

1. indistinct pulm. vasculature
2. kerly lines
3. fissurale thinkenings
4. bronchial cuffing

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2 signs of alveolar edema

1. peripheral airspace disease
2. batwing or butterfly signs

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