Localized pulmonary emphysema

Localized pulmonary emphysema is not a commonly used term but generally given the to describe pulmonary emphysema confined to a particular location with the lung (may involve a lobe,segment or subsegment). It has also been used to describe focal areas of enlargement or destruction of air spaces with otherwise normal lung 1.

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rID: 26603
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Localised emphysema
  • Localised lung emphysema
  • Localized lung emphysema
  • Localized pulmonary emphysema
  • Localized emphysema

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