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Computed tomography and magnetic resonance findings in lipoid pneumonia.
  1. J M Bréchot,
  2. J N Buy,
  3. J P Laaban,
  4. J Rochemaure
  1. Service de Pneumologie, Hotel Dieu de Paris, France.


    A case of exogenous lipoid pneumonia was documented by computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Although strongly suggesting the presence of fat on T1 weighted images, magnetic resonance does not produce images specific for this condition. Computed tomography is the best imaging modality for its diagnosis.

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