Updated International Guidelines for IPF Diagnosis: A Radiology Perspective


Case Study Discussion

In this case, is the CT enough to make the diagnosis? Here, we focus on the constellation of physical and radiologic findings, from osteoarthritis and the mechanic's hands, coupled with a positive serology, suggesting a non-idiopathic cause such as connective tissue disease. And so in a patient like this we would focus on a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.