Septal lines | definition of septal lines by Medical dictionary
radiographic images of thickened interlobular septa, most often along the lateral border of lung, extending to pleura; Kerley A and B lines; usually caused by septal edema and fibrosis, also carcinomatosis.
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On the contrary, in antibiotic-induced pneumonitis, predominant radiographic findings were patchy ground-glass opacities with centrilobular opacities and interlobular septal lines
Also, reticulations and septal lines
can occasionally be seen on chest radiograph.
Recognition of septal lines
(usually central Kerley A lines rather than Kerley B lines) is key to the diagnosis.