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Bullous Lung Disease – A Review

S. Sreeremya, M. Flory Shobana

Abstract


Bullous lung disorder is a malfunction featured by the presence of bullae in one or both the lung fields, with typically normal intervening lung, but the case of bullous emphysema is the presence of bullae in a patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is observed by the presence of centrilobular emphysema in the nonbullous lung. The major technique used to assess the bullae formed in Lungs is by CT. Computed tomography (CT) can locate the bullae with accuracy. This paper garners information regarding the ubiquitous features of bullous disease.

Keywords: bullous, computer tomography, emphysema, lung disease, patients

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