An Introductory Primer of Pulmonary HRCT:
Anatomic Approach with Pathologic Correlation

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Index of Cases

Case

Diagnosis

HRCT Pattern

1

Sarcoidosis

Nodules

2

Bronchitis/bronchiolitis

Nodules, centrilobular

3

Hematogenous metastases

Nodules, random

4

Tuberculosis

Nodules--Consolidation

5

Lymphangitic tumor

Nodules--Lines

6

Sarcoidosis

Consolidation, bronchovascular & interlobular septal

7

Metastatic carcinoma

Nodules, random

8

Tuberculosis

Nodules--Masses--Cavities

9

Tuberculosis

Nodules, random, miliary

10

Asbestosis

Lines--Architectural distortion

11

Bronchiectasis

Bronchiectasis--Tree-in-bud pattern

12

Edema

Ground-glass opacity--Septal lines

13

Lymphangitic tumor

Nodules--Bronchovascular thickening

14

Hypersensitivity pneumonia

Ground-glass opacity-- Lines

15

Alveolar proteinosis

Ground-glass opacity--Consolidation--Lines

16

Goodpasture's syndrome

Ground-glass opacity

17

Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia

Ground-glass opacity--Consolidation

18

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

Ground-glass opacity--Consolidation

19

Metastatic calcification

Peribronchial/peribronchiolar consolidation

20

Non-specific interstitial pneumonia

Reticular change--Ground-glass opacity

21

Non-specific interstitial pneumonia

Reticular change--Ground-glass opacity

22

Desquamative interstitial pneumonia

Ground-glass opacity--Consolidation--Reticular change--Traction bronchiectasis

23

Usual interstitial pneumonia

Honeycombing--Traction bronchiectasis

24

Panlobular emphysema

Lucencies--Vascular loss

25

Centrilobular emphysema

Lucencies

26

Langerhans' cell histiocytosis

Thick-walled cysts--Nodules

27

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Thin-walled cysts

28

Bronchiolitis obliterans

Mosaic perfusion

29

Pulmonary hypertension

Mosaic perfusion