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Cicatrisation atelectasis

Cicatrisation atelectasis is a form of lung atelectasis which occurs as a result of scarring or fibrosis that reduces lung expansion. Cicatrisation atelectasis is classic in tuberculosis. The term is closely related to cicatrisation collapse when an entire lobe is collapsed from the same process.


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Article information

rID: 31227
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cicatricial atelectasis
  • Cicatrisation atelectatic change
  • Cicatricial atelectasis change
  • Cicatrization atelectasis
  • Cicatrization atelectatic change

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: chronic pulmonary tuberculosis
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