paraseptal emphysema

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Lung Bullae – Bullous emphysema.

History: 50 year old male with chest pain.  A bulla is a thin-walled hole in the lung that must be larger than 10 mm. The hole contains no parenchyma, and there is a high contrast between the cavity and normal lung parenchyma. Emphysema is classified typically as either paraseptal or centrilobular (although, another type is … Continue reading