X-ray
Frontal
Systems: Chest
Section: Pathology
Tag: emphysema
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Severe mid and lower zone emphysema (pan-lobular) in a patient with alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency.  Note the basal predominance which helps diffe...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Pulmonary emphysema - “ Pulmonary emphysema is defined as the "abnormal permanent enlargement of the airspaces distal to the terminal bronchioles accompanied by destructi...”
  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency - “ Alpha-1-antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is a hereditary metabolic disorder and is the most common genetic cause of emphysema and metabolic liver dise...”

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