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Image finding: Interstitial lung disease




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Interstitial lung disease. The findings of interstitial disease include not only the localized increased density (whiter because more X-ray photons are absorbed by tissue and fewer reach the film to expose and darken it) but also radiating linear findings consistent with air bronchograms indicating that the process has filled the distal alveoli while retaining the capacity for aeration.

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