Table of Contents

HRCT indications, technique, radiation dose, and normal anatomy.
Reticular opacities.
Nodular lung disease.
Increased lung attenuation : ground glass opacity and consolidation.
Decreased lung attenuation : emphysema, mosaic perfusion, and cystic lung disease.
Airways diseases.
Pulmonary vascular diseases.
Pulmonary edema, diffuse alveolar damage, the acute respiratory distress syndrome, and pulmonary hemorrhage.
The interstitial pneumonias.
Connective tissue disease.
Smoking related lung disease.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis and eosinophilic lung disease.
Pulmonary infections.
Complications of medical treatment: drug-induced lung disease and radiation.
Neoplastic and lymphoproliferative diseases.
Rare diseases.