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Question: In an infant with respiratory distress and a chest CT suggesting surfactant protein mutation, which of the following tests would provide the most definitive diagnosis?
infant pulmonary function testing
Question: Which of the following types of diffuse lung disease usually present in school age children?
Alveolar growth abnormalities
Neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia of infancy (NEHI)
Disorders of the previously normal host
Question: Which of the following has the highest mortality rate?
diffuse developmental disorders
disorders of the immuncoompromised host
pulmonary interstitial glycogenosis
masqueraders of childhood diffuse lung disease
Question: Which of the following is not seen on lung biopsies in children?
nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis
usual interstitial pneumonitis
alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of the pulmonary veins
end stage lung disease
Question: The imaging apearance of which of the following changes markedly over time?
specific conditions of unknown etiology
surfactant dysfunction disorders
disorders related to systemic disease
disorders of the immunocompromised host
Objectives Met:2. Illustrate CT findings of diffuse lung disease.*
Objective Met:3. Contrast the differences between diffuse lung disease classification in adults and children.*
Objective Met:4. Report a differential diagnosis for a child with suspected diffuse lung disease.*
Objective Met:1. Employ appropriate further diagnostic testing based on chest CT findings.*
New knowledge gained*
Pertinence to practice*
Quality of presentation*