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ground-glass opacity

Wednesday 5 November 2014

GGO; ground-glass opacities

Ground glass opacities, also known as GGOs, are detected on computed tomography (CT) scans as hazy areas if increased attenuation in the lung, and my represent a variety of pulmonary processes.

References

- Semin Diagn Pathol, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.semdp.2014.06.006