CT Scan of thorax
Apr 1, 2012
What do you mean by Ground Glass opacity
Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
"Ground glass opacity" refers to a type of abnormality found on CT scans of the lungs. This finding is usually indicative of certain types of infections, such as viral pneumonia. Pneumocystis pneumonia also can cause ground glass abnormalities.
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