twinkling star sign

A fanciful descriptor for the short linear radiations that extend from pulmonary vessels and parallel the long axis of the body on CT scans, most prominently seen at a 100–200-HU window width; ‘twinkling stars’ help distinguish normal vessels from tumour masses, which may have the same CT density

twinkling star sign

Imaging A fanciful descriptor for the short linear radiations that extend from pulmonary vessels and parallel the long axis of the body on CT scans, most prominently seen at a 100-200HU window width; 'twinkling stars' help distinguish normal vessels from tumor masses, which may have the same CT density.
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