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Original research article


Linear Atelectasis around the Hilum on Chest Radiography: A Novel Sign of Early Lung Cancer.

Kerem Ozturk1Esra Soylu2Ugur Topal1
1Department of Radiology, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, 2Department of Radiology, Cekirge State Hospital, Bursa, Turkey
Date of Submission: 11-May-2018, Date of Acceptance: 26-Jun-2018, Date of Web Publication: 20-Jul-2018.
Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Kerem Ozturk

Department of Radiology, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey.
E-mail: keremozturk@uludag.edu.tr

Corresponding Author:
Corresponding Author

Kerem Ozturk

Department of Radiology, Uludag University Faculty of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey.
E-mail: keremozturk@uludag.edu.tr

DOI: 10.4103/jcis.JCIS_35_18 Facebook Twitter Google Linkedin

ABSTRACT


Linear atelectasis is a focal area of subsegmental atelectasis with a linear shape. Linear atelectasis may occur as a consequence of subsegmental bronchial obstruction.
Keywords: Pulmonary atelectasis, spiral computed tomography, thoracic radiography

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