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2020 Mar

Pediatr Radiol



E-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury in adolescents: a review of imaging features.


Thakrar PD, Boyd KP, Swanson CP, Wideburg E, Kumbhar SS
Pediatr Radiol. 2020 Mar; 50(3):338-344.
PMID: 31897566.


There has been a recent increase in recognition of lung disease related to the use of electronic cigarettes (called "vaping"). These patients present with acute respiratory illness following exposure to vaporized cannabis or nicotine products and sometimes require hospitalization and intensive care. We describe the imaging findings of this disease entity in the pediatric population.