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Chest, Mnemonics

Upper Lobe Predominant Pulmonary Fibrosis Mnemonic – CASSET P

This mnemonic has been used commonly to recall the differential diagnosis of upper lobe predominant pulmonary fibrosis (CASSET P):

C – cystic fibrosis
A – ankylosing spondylitis
S – silicosis
S – sarcoidosis
E – eosinophilic granuloma
T – tubercuolisis
P – pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

Read about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis here, which is classically basal predominant with honeycombing.

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I am a radiology physician from California, USA.

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