What radiographic characteristics help determine the diagnosis of interstitial disorders

What radiographic characteristics help determine the diagnosis of interstitial disorders?

Interstitial abnormalities may be roughly subdivided into abnormalities that produce small round opacities ( nodular interstitial diseases ) and abnormalities that produce small networks of holes ( reticular interstitial diseases ). In this chapter, we describe one nodular pattern of interstitial disease and the three following reticular patterns of interstitial disease: the peripheral reticular pattern, the linear pattern, and the cystic pattern.

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