Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Nov;95(47):e5426
Department of Radiology, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Yatap-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do Department of Radiology, St. Mary Dain Hospital, Mangpo-dong, Youngtong-gu, Suwon-si Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
The purpose of this study was to clarify the recognizable computed tomography (CT) features of small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC).Contrast enhanced CT scans were reviewed retrospectively for mass location, mediastinal extension, and other concomitant findings in 142 patients with pathologically proven SCLC. SCLC was classified into hilar mass only (type I), hilar mass with ipsilateral mediastinal extension (type II), hilar mass with bilateral mediastinal extension (type III), and peripheral mass (type IV). Read More