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Asthma
Santiago Martínez-Jiménez, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Typically reversible airway obstruction, chronic airway inflammation, & nonspecific airway hyperreactivity

            IMAGING

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • Imaging Recommendations

                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                    PATHOLOGY

                    • General Features

                      • Microscopic Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Presentation

                          • Demographics

                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                              • Treatment

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Castro M et al: Lung imaging in asthmatic patients: the picture is clearer. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 128(3):467-78, 2011
                                  2. Kauczor HU et al: Computed tomographic imaging of the airways in COPD and asthma. J Thorac Imaging. 26(4):290-300, 2011
                                  3. Woods AQ et al: Asthma: an imaging update. Radiol Clin North Am. 47(2):317-29, 2009
                                  4. Silva CI et al: Asthma and associated conditions: high-resolution CT and pathologic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 183(3):817-24, 2004
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Definitions

                                              • Typically reversible airway obstruction, chronic airway inflammation, & nonspecific airway hyperreactivity

                                            IMAGING

                                            • Radiographic Findings

                                              • CT Findings

                                                • Imaging Recommendations

                                                  DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                    PATHOLOGY

                                                    • General Features

                                                      • Microscopic Features

                                                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                        • Presentation

                                                          • Demographics

                                                            • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                              • Treatment

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Consider

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Castro M et al: Lung imaging in asthmatic patients: the picture is clearer. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 128(3):467-78, 2011
                                                                  2. Kauczor HU et al: Computed tomographic imaging of the airways in COPD and asthma. J Thorac Imaging. 26(4):290-300, 2011
                                                                  3. Woods AQ et al: Asthma: an imaging update. Radiol Clin North Am. 47(2):317-29, 2009
                                                                  4. Silva CI et al: Asthma and associated conditions: high-resolution CT and pathologic findings. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 183(3):817-24, 2004