From the case: Subpleural bullae

CT
Axial lung window
System: Chest
Section: Pathology
Tags: lungs
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ Paraseptal emphysema involves the alveolar ducts and sacs at the lung periphery. The emphysematous areas are often surrounded by interlobular sept...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Pulmonary bullae - “ Pulmonary bullae are focal regions of emphysema with no discenible wall which measure more than 1 cm in diameter 1-2. Some use the term pulmonary ...”
  • Paraseptal emphysema - “ Paraseptal emphysema refers to a morphological sub type of pulmonary emphysema. Paraseptal emphysema is located adjacent to the pleura and septal...”
  • Subpleural pulmonary bullae - “ Subpleural pulmonary bullae are a location specific descriptive term to describe pulmonary bullae occuring in subpleural locations. Many are consi...”

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