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611 Possible Causes for Ground Glass Appearance

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Late phase and appearances in long-term survivors CT appearances can be variable in this phase: complete resolution: may occur in some cases coarse reticular pattern and ground-glass[radiopaedia.org] […] opacification in the anterior (nondependent) part of the lungs: considered more typical later stage CT appearances areas of reticular and ground-glass opacification pulmonary[radiopaedia.org] In acute ARDS likely represent edema and protein within the interstitial and alveolar spaces bronchial dilatation within areas of ground-glass opacification some publications[radiopaedia.org]

  • Respiratory Bronchiolitis Interstitial Lung Disease

    On HRCT, there is a ground glass appearance, being most prominent in the lower fields and periphery and are sometimes patchy and sometimes homogeneous.[pulmonary-fibrosis.net] HRCT may show ground glass appearance or honeycomb cysts. BAL: Predominance of neutrophils. Diagnosis: By exclusion, usually need open lung biopsy to confirm.[lumen.luc.edu] glass nodules.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia

    The left X-ray shows a much more subtle ground-glass appearance while the right X-ray shows a much more gross ground-glass appearance mimicking pulmonary edema. [3] X-ray[en.wikipedia.org] High-resolution computed tomography reveals interlobular septal thickening and patchy areas resembling a ground-glass appearance.[quizlet.com] Both show ground glass opacities.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bronchiolitis Obliterans

    This appears with a “ground-glass” haziness that is characteristic for the disease. The content above is only an excerpt.[accessscience.com] Recovery after treatment is common when COP appears on HRCT as parenchymal consolidation, ground-glass opacity, or nodules.[merckmanuals.com] The chest x-ray shows diffuse nonspecific alveolar or "ground glass" densities.[healthcentral.com]

  • Q Fever

    We describe an important Q fever human epidemic involving 415 serologically confirmed cases in the Val de Bagnes (Valais, Switzerland) during the autumn of 1983. The ages of the 415 cases with acute Q fever ranged from 8 to 82 years with a mean of 35 years, of whom 58% (240) were men and 42% (175) were women.[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fibrous Dysplasia

    Pelvis and ribs These bones have lucencies, with a diffuse ground-glass appearance and rind lesions. Cystic lesions are common.[emedicine.com] CT examinations showed 'ground-glass' appearance extending around the right sphenoid sinus which suggested fibrous dysplasia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Usually, the matrix of the lucency is smooth and relatively homogeneous; classically, this finding is described as a ground-glass appearance.[emedicine.com]

  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

    Diffuse ground-glass appearance to both lungs with hypoaeration and multiple air bronchograms.[learningradiology.com] glass" appear-anceof immaturity.[quizlet.com] A chest x-ray shows the lungs have a characteristic "ground glass" appearance, which often develops 6 to 12 hours after birth.[healthmedicinet.com]

  • Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia

    In this case, all FD lesions were radiopaque and presented with ground glass appearance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In CT, ground-glass appearance with well-defined borders was seen, with medullary widening and cortical thinning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lesions can range from completely radiolucent to sclerotic, although, most lesions have the characteristic ground-glass appearance.[symptoma.com]

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    (A) Megaloblastic change in the nucleus of an erythroid precursors consisting of variegated finely granular chromatin (“salt-and-pepper” appearance) in contrast to the ground-glass[bloodjournal.org]

  • Mazabraud Syndrome

    There are regions of increased opacity of the bone showing ground-glass appearance characteristic of fi brous dysplasia Click here to view Figure 2: Technetium-99m methylene-diphosphonate[ijem.in] Figure 1: (a) Anteroposterior radiograph of the right humerus showing a diaphyseal lesion with a diffuse "ground-glass" appearance.[ijoonline.com] Lesions are most often radiolucent with a ground-glass appearance and are frequently well defined by a rim of reactive sclerosis.[ajronline.org]

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