Dogmas and Medical Beliefs in COPD

António Duarte Araújo
2017 Archivos de Bronconeumologia  
Scientific Letters / Arch Bronconeumol. 2017;53(4):210-221 217 Fig. 1. (A) Chest high-resolution computed tomography showing bilateral ground glass opacities and interlobular septal thickening. (B) Chest high-resolution computed tomography after corticosteroid treatment, showing resolution of the pulmonary lesions. choice is systemic corticosteroids. 2 Our patient presented clinical and radiological findings consistent with radiation pneumonitis. It is important that this complication is
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