A pattern-oriented approach to chest radiographs in atypical pneumonia syndromes

D A Lynch, J D Armstrong
Clinics in Chest Medicine 1991, 12 (2): 203-22
The differential diagnosis of the atypical pneumonia syndrome is facilitated by recognition of the chest radiographic pattern. Both infectious and noninfectious entities should be considered: clinical criteria may be used to exclude unlikely diseases and to construct an ordered list of possible causes.

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