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Pulmonary Bullae

 
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Overview

  • Look For

  • Thin-walled, air-filled spaces with loss of lung markings.
Bullae with air-fluid levels may be infected.
  • Significance

  • A sign of emphysema.
  • Example

  • Multiple bullae in a patient with emphysema
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    Multiple bullae in a patient with emphysema
     
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