Centrilobular emphysema: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

Gross pathology of lung showing centrilobular emphysema characteristic of smoking. Closeup of fixed, cut surface shows multiple cavities lined by heavy black carbon deposits.

Author: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.

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Case information

rID: 9256
Published: 26th Mar 2010
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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