Chest Imaging: Pneumonia

  • 6 Lectures
  • 140 Minutes
  • 5 Speakers

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Learning Objectives

A. Community-acquired pneumonia

(I. Hartmann)
  1. To appreciate the role of imaging in the management of community-acquired pneumonia.
  2. To consolidate knowledge of how to discriminate from noninfectious diseases.

B. Tuberculosis

(E. Castañer)
  1. To appreciate typical and atypical tuberculosis manifestations on imaging.
  2. To differentiate between acute and chronic tuberculosis infection.

C. Fungal pneumonia in immunocompromised hosts

(C. P. Heussel)
  1. To learn the patterns of fungal lung infection depending on the type of immune depression.
  2. To become familiar with CT signs suggesting angioinvasive fungal infection.

Congenital anomalies

(J. Ley-Zaporozhan)
  1. To discuss current imaging techniques for evaluation of normal lung anatomy.
  2. To learn and understand possible anatomical variants.
  3. To describe the typical imaging features of the most common anatomical anomalies.


(T. Franquet)
  1. To recognise the most common imaging patterns of lung infections.
  2. To understand the temporal relationship between the immune status and diverse lung infections.
  3. To have a basic knowledge of CT-path correlation of some pulmonary infectious diseases.


(I. Hartmann)
  1. To describe the typical imaging appearance of bronchogenic carcinoma.
  2. To describe the typical imaging features of pulmonary metastases.
  3. To describe the manifestations and the role of imaging in pulmonary lymphoma.