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Fig. 3 | Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

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From: Systemic sclerosis: correlation between lung abnormalities on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and pulmonary function tests (PFTs)

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A 46-year-old female patient diagnosed with systemic sclerosis presenting with progressive dyspnea. ac Axial, coronal and sagittal reformatted images of HRCT chest (lung window) showing bilateral fairly symmetrical predominantly subpleural with relative sparing of direct subpleural region ground glass opacification, thickening of interlobular and intralobular septae, traction bronchiectasis and bronchiolectasis, and bilateral lower lobar reduced volume. d Axial mediastinal window showing dilated main pulmonary artery denoting pulmonary hypertension and patulous esophagus showing air fluid level; findings impressive of interstitial lung disease (ILD) in the form of non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP)

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