Diagnostic Radiology/Chest Imaging/Other Lung Disease

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Atelectasis, Airways and Obstructive Lung Disease[edit]

  1. Recognize partial or complete atelectasis of the following on a chest radiograph:
    1. right upper lobe
    2. right middle lobe
    3. right lower lobe
    4. right upper and middle lobe
    5. right middle and lower lobe
    6. left upper lobe
    7. left lower lobe
  2. Recognize complete collapse of the right or left lung on a chest radiograph and list an appropriate differential diagnosis for the etiology of the collapse
  3. Distinguish lung collapse from massive pleural effusion on a frontal chest radiograph
  4. Name the 4 types of bronchiectasis and identify each type on a chest CT
  5. Name 5 common causes of bronchiectasis
  6. Recognize the typical appearance of cystic fibrosis on a radiograph and chest CT
  7. Name the important things to look for on a chest radiograph when the patient history is "asthma"
  8. Define tracheomegaly
  9. Recognize tracheal and bronchial stenosis on chest CT and name the most common causes
  10. Name the 3 types of pulmonary emphysema and identify each type on a chest CT
  11. Recognize alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency on a chest radiograph and chest CT
  12. Recognize Kartagener's syndrome on a chest radiograph and name the 3 components of the syndrome
  13. Define the term giant bulla, differentiate giant bulla from pulmonary emphysema and state the role of imaging in patient selection for bullectomy
  14. State the imaging findings used to identify surgical candidates for giant bullectomy and for lung volume reduction surgery