Chest Imaging

The following review articles provide an overview of chest imaging.

Raoof S, Feigin D, Sung A, et al. Interpretation of plain chest roentgenogram. Chest. 2012; 141: 545-558.
PMID: 22315122
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Raju S, Ghosh S, Mehta AC, et al. Chest CT signs in pulmonary disease: a pictorial review. Chest. 2017; 151(6):1356-1374.
PMID: 28212835
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Lynch DA, Travis WD, Müller NL, et al. Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias: CT features. Radiology. 2005; 236(1):10-21.
PMID: 15987960

Gupta N, Vassallo R, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, et al. Diffuse cystic lung disease. Part I. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015; 191(12):1354-66.
PMID: 25906089
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Gupta N, Vassallo R, Wikenheiser-Brokamp KA, et al. Diffuse cystic lung disease. Part II. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015; 192(1):17-29.
PMID: 25906201
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Criado E, Sánchez M, Ramírez J, et al. Pulmonary sarcoidosis: typical and atypical manifestations at high-resolution CT with pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2010; 30:1567-86.
PMID: 21071376

Hatabu H, Hunninghake GM, Richeldi L, et al. Interstitial lung abnormalities detected incidentally on CT: a Position Paper from the Fleischner Society. Interstitial lung abnormalities, which are often incidentally found in older adults, may, or may not, progress to clinically significant ILD.  This position paper provides a valuable overview on terminology, initial evaluation, monitoring, and management. Lancet Respir Med. 2020; 8:726-737.
PMID: 32649920
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Horst C, Patel S, Nair A. Reporting and management of incidental lung findings on computed tomography: beyond lung nodules. Br J Radiol. 2023; 96:20220207. Patients can be referred for evaluation of clinically insignificant or negligible CT findings. This article provides practical insight on how to determine if incidental abnormalities such as subtle focal bronchiectasis, low attenuation areas, and bronchial wall thickening merit further attention.
PMID: 36124681
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Ye Z, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Huang Z, Chest CT manifestations of new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): a pictorial review. Eur Radiol. 2020; 30:4381-4389. This review summarizes, and illustrates, a broad range of radiographic manifestations of COVID-19 infection compiled from multiple early case series.
PMID: 32193638
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***See also COVID-19 section