Severe centrilobular emphysema

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Case Discussion

CT of the chest demonstrates severe centrilobular emphysema particularly in the upper zones of the lungs. Numerous well defined lucent regions are present, with imperceptible walls involving the upper lobes, and superior segments of the lower lobes bilaterally. 

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Case information

rID: 8147
Published: 15th Jan 2010
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
System: Chest
Tag: lungs
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