Macrocystic honeycombing

Last revised by Yoshi Yu on 19 Jun 2023

Macrocystic honeycombing refers to a morphological subtype of honeycombing seen on HRCT. Many authors consider that the individual lung cysts should be >4 mm in diameter to be classified as macrocystic honeycombing. This form is considered to be more commonly associated with usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) 3.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: Macrocystic honeycombing in UIP
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