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Bullous emphysema of lungs

Bullous emphysema of lungs

Bullous emphysema of lungs

Bullous emphysema of lungs

  • Lung with increased volume but reduced weight.
  • The base of lower lobe reveals thin bubbles with transparent walls, filled with air (bullae)
  • Abundant deposits of ¬†anthracotic pigment give mosaic diversity of pleural surface.
  • Combination of atrophy(pseudohypertrophy) and exogenous pigmentation.

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