Advanced destructive emphysema

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 23 Dec 2022

Advanced destructive emphysema (ADE) is one of the proposed subtypes of classifying emphysema (primarily centrilobular emphysema). It is considered the most severe from and is panlobular radiolucencies characterized by hyperexpansion of secondary pulmonary lobules and distortion of pulmonary architecture (inclusive of distortion of regional bronchovascular structures).

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