What is the role of CT scanning in workup for mycoplasmal pneumonia?

Updated: Dec 28, 2018
  • Author: Michael Joseph Bono, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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High-resolution computed tomography (CT) scans of the chest are more sensitive than chest radiography in elucidating lung disease. [29] CT findings include a tree-in-bud pattern, centrilobular nodular opacities, patchy distribution, ground glass opacities, consolidation, and pleural effusion in 15-20%.


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