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Pathology: A/D

Respiratory / Gastrointestinal / Cardiovascular / CNS

Cystic Fibrosis: Additive - Mucus Production
Hyaline Membrane Disease: Additive - Atelectasis (collapsed or airless condition)
Pneumonia: Additive - Consolidation of lung parenchyma
Early Stage Lung Abscess: Late Stage Lung Abscess: Destructive-Early abscess air-fluid level Additive - Late Pus Filled /
Primary Tuberculosis: Secondary Tuberculosis: Destructive-Primary TB: trapped air before any consolidation. Additive-Secondary TB: Calcifications
Chronic Pulmonary Mycosis: Acute Pulmonary Mycosis: Destructive-Chronic Stage due to cavitation. Additive-Acute Stage
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Destructive-Looks like emphysema. (No change on x-ray in 50% of COPD cases)
Emphysema: Destructive-Trapped Air
Pneumoconiosis: Additive-Pulmonary nodules that become calcified and sometimes fuse together.
Neoplasms: Additive - Growing pulmonary nodules, atelectasis, masses, and bronchial obstruction.
Metastatic Lung Disease: (A) Fine and large nodules. May simulate edema
Atelectasis: (A) Collapsed or airless condition
Pneumothorax: (D) Appears hyperlucent. No pulmonary markings.
Pleural Effusion: (A) Pleural Fluid
Empyema: (A) Pus
Gastrointestinal: Ascites (A) Fluid
Gastrointestinal: Emaciation (D) Malnutrition or weight loss
Cardiovascular: Edema (A) Fluid
Cardiovascular: Congestive Heart Failure (A) Cardiac Enlargement
CNS: Metastatic (Brain) General (D) Generally hypodense (low density)
CNS: Metastatic (Brain) Hemorrhage or calcifications within or next to the tumor (A) Hyperdense if hemorrhage or calcifications
Created by: foster1317