Imaging Manifestation of Pulmonary Hamartoma
Ao Xiliang (Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital, Chengdu 610072)
(Purpose) To investigate imaging manifestation of pulmonary hamartoma. (Methods) 15 cases with pulmonary hematomas patbobocally proved underwent imaglng exandnation. They were analywh retrospectively. (Results) Imaging findings ①It presented as solitary round or ellipse tnass. ②The margin was sharp and smooth or with shallow lobulation but devoid of spiculation or pleural indentation. ③ Homogeeous density in most masses or inhomogeneous in few cases with areas of low density or popcorn-like or scattered spots of dsification. ④No satellitic lesion amound the disease. ⑤ The size of masses was 1 to 5 cm in diameter. (Conclusion)Imaging examination is the man method for the detection and diagncois of pulmonary hamartoma, and the thin slice CT scan is very helpful in diagnosis and differential diagnoris.