Emphysema

Hyper-...
Frontal
Emphysema Hyper-expansion with flattened diaphragms
Systems: Chest
Section: Pathology
Tags: emphysema
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Pan-lobular emphysema with characteristic basal predominance. Severe destruction of the basal segments.  Widespread tracheal diverticulae that ext...”

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...”
  • Panlobular emphysema - “ Panlobular emphysema is a morphological descriptive type of emphysema that is depicted by permanent destruction of the entire acinus distal to the...”

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