radRounds Radiology Network

Connecting Radiology for Networking, Collaboration, and Education

Crazy Paving on Chest CT

Crazy Paving is a appearance that is basically a linear network or reticular pattern in the crazy-paving sign is believed to result from a thickening of the interlobular septa, while areas of ground-glass opacity result from partial alveolar filling processes. Auntminnie or Classic association is with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
However, there are many etiologies of Crazy-paving sign such as:

* Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
* Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
* Mucinous bronchoalveolar carcinoma
* Sarcoidosis
* Lipoid pneumonia
* Adult respiratory distress syndrome
* Pulmonary hemorrhage
Image Courtesy of RadsWiki

Views: 2017


You need to be a member of radRounds Radiology Network to add comments!

Join radRounds Radiology Network

Sponsor Ad

© 2015   Created by radRounds Radiology Network.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service