Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 6 Number 1, 2003

Radiological Appearances of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

KT Wong,1 GE Antonio,1 DSC Hui,2 N Lee,2 EHY Yuen,1 A Wu,2 CB Leung,2 TH Rainer,3 P Cameron,3 SSC Chung,4 JJY Sung,2 AT Ahuja1
1Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, 2Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, 3Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit, and 4Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong

Recently, there has been an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome in Hong Kong. Various radiological appearances, including chest X-ray and computed tomography, at the time of diagnosis, and the imaging protocol for suspected cases are reviewed in this article. (J HK Coll Radiol 2003;6:4-6)

Key Words: Radiography, Severe acute respiratory syndrome, Tomography X-ray computed

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