From the case: Subpleural bullae

CT
Axial lung window
System: Chest
Tag: 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 article:

  • Pulmonary bullae - “ Pulmonary bullae are focal regions of emphysema with no discernible wall which measure more than 1 cm in diameter 1-2. Some use the term pulmonary...”
  • Subpleural pulmonary bullae - “ Subpleural pulmonary bullae are a location-specific descriptive term to describe pulmonary bullae occurring in subpleural locations. Many are cons...”
  • Paraseptal emphysema - “ Paraseptal emphysema refers to a morphological subtype of pulmonary emphysema located adjacent to the pleura and septal lines with a peripheral di...”

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