What are the limitations HRCT scans in asbestosis imaging?

Updated: Apr 11, 2019
  • Author: Sam Chun, MD; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Individual HRCT scan findings are nonspecific, but the likelihood that the fibrosis is the result of asbestos exposure increases with the number of characteristic abnormalities observed and the presence of asbestos-related abnormalities, such as pleural disease.


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