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Objective radiographic density measurements of sinus opacities are not strong predictors of noninvasive fungal disease.

Authors
  • Killeen, Daniel E
  • Sedaghat, Ahmad R
  • Cunnane, Mary E
  • Gray, Stacey T
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of rhinology & allergy
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
28
Issue
6
Pages
483–486
Identifiers
DOI: 10.2500/ajra.2014.28.4104
PMID: 25514484
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Higher average HU more accurately predicts allergic fungal mucin whereas heterogeneity/high-density components more accurately predict fungal balls. No objective radiographic density measure, in isolation, is both sensitive and specific in predicting noninvasive fungal sinusitis.

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